Casey Dowd Archive
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?
Published April 19, 2012
The economic turmoil has baby boomers re-evaluating and re-assessing post-work life goals, but setting financial goals is the first step to making your financial retirement dreams come true.
Published April 12, 2012
We’ve all dreamed of being our own boss, and more and more boomers are turning that dream into a reality.
Published April 05, 2012
When it comes to setting down for your golden years, boomers should make sure their choice meets their social, cultural, and recreational requirements as well as future health-care costs.
Published March 29, 2012
Boomers should set these financial and lifestyle guidelines when they find their adult kids moving back home.
Published March 22, 2012
Financial circumstances surrounding boomer nuptials are often more complicated, and while couples may be anxious to start their new lives together—experts say there are steps they should take before walking down the aisle.
Published March 15, 2012
Many boomers simply can’t afford to retire from the workplace permanently and have to deal learn how to cope with their new retirement reality.