Learn more about the legal, medical and financial steps you’ll want to take to prepare for a comfortable and worry-free retirement.
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So you’ve hit your golden years. But with this time also comes many important financial decisions to make. Income will be more limited than when you were working and many of your costs may increase, such as medical expenses and the cost of care. It’s important that you are knowledgeable about your financial situation so you are prepared to lead a financially healthy life. Here is a checklist to assist in your preparations:
The Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC) is here to protect your interests, and to offer an alternative perspective on how to best solve the problems seniors face today.
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment security and retirement planning.
If you think you may have been the victim of identity theft or other crimes, contact your state attorney general.
AnnualCreditReport.com provides consumers with the secure means to request and obtain a free credit report once every 12 months from each of the three nationwide consumer credit reporting companies in accordance with the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACT Act).
The mission of the FTC is to prevent business practices that are anticompetitive or deceptive or unfair to consumers; to enhance informed consumer choice and public understanding of the competitive process; and to accomplish this without unduly burdening legitimate business activity.
Established in 1972, the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is a federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
AgingCare.com is the go-to destination for family caregivers, providing trusted information, practical answers to real-life questions, and ongoing support through every challenge. Our mission is to help families prepare for and navigate the care of an elderly loved one.
SimplySeniors.com wants to create an Internet experience for seniors and anyone else who wants to explore what life is like after age 50.
A reverse mortgage can assist in providing a tax-free cash flow to eligible homeowners, 62 years of age or older. It is a unique type of loan used by older Americans enabling them to convert the equity in their homes into cash.
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How to prepare for retirement
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