Brophy: You Need A Harvest Strategy

James Melton Reporting David Brophy has an interesting take on Michigan. Brophy, director of the Center for Venture Capital and Private Equity Finance at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business,  sees our state […]


Understand Life Insurance Needs For Elderly Relatives

As parents or other relatives advance in age, the cost of health care, nursing homes, and other services can spiral out of control. Does it make sense for older people to pay huge monthly life […]


Job Web Sites For The Over 50 Set

Pat Sweeting Reporting   Over age 50 and looking for a job? Google the words “over 50 employment,” and you’ll be presented with a number of websites.


Planning For Retirement: Get A Jump On It

Pat Sweeting Reporting When is the best time to begin mapping-out your retirement plan?  The Financial Planning Association recommends that retirement planning begin in the mid-20’s.   There are various ways to put money aside […]


Pension Protection: How it Works

Nancy Nall Reporting If you start noticing a little less in your paycheck, it may not be your imagination. The Pension Protection Act 2006 law allows companies to “auto-enroll” employees in retirement savings plans. In […]


Getting Started: Planning Financial

Nancy Nall Reporting There’s nothing like hearing that nursing-home care can cost $8,000 a month to send a person into despair. Never mind gasoline at $3 a gallon. How are older Americans to manage their […]


What Documents Do I Need?

Nancy Nall Reporting A reader writes to WWJ Newsradio 950 about Caring for Aging Parents: Is there a check list of information (financial, mortgage, insurance, auto, etc.) that children should have from their parents? We […]



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