Casey Dowd Archive
Published July 05, 2012
When choosing a financial expert, it’s important to check their credentials—but how do you do that?
Published June 28, 2012
When it comes to planning for retirement, lending money and feelings of financialsecurity--there's definitely some major differences between men and women.
Published June 21, 2012
We have smartphones that can answer all our questions, and laptops thinner than most children’s books. As technology continues to advance, boomers are working to keep up with all the changes, and many companies are taking note and catering to our tech vitality.
Published June 14, 2012
Studies show that for most couples, finances are the root cause of marital problems. As wedding season continues to heat up, many young couples might be turning to the boomers in their lives to learn their secrets to a healthy marriage.
Published May 31, 2012
Gifts from grandparents hold sentimental value with grandkids, and the changing times can make it hard for boomers to find meaningful gifts for the grads in their lives.
Published May 24, 2012
Here’s a scary statistic: About 49% of Americans say they aren't contributing to any retirement plan.
Published May 17, 2012
While boomers have redefined the way we age, the importance of family has not wavered, and we remain committed to our loved ones. But it's costing us...big time.
Published May 09, 2012
Grandparents are playing a more active role providing a financial safety net to their grandkids-but what rules should be put in place before making a loan?
Published May 03, 2012
Retirement communities might offer perks like an exercise room and cafeteria, but sometimes nothing beats a home-cooked meal, and many boomers want just that when they grow old.
Published April 26, 2012
Long-term care insurance is often touted as a way for aging boomers to protect their assets and to not be a burden to their family if a time comes when they can no longer care for themselves. But is this industry headed for disaster?