Content tagged "family caregiving finances"

Household Recordkeeping

Personal Finance Updated: September 28, 2015

Financial records have become a vital part of life. They are a key to your credit standing, are essential to help you save money on taxes, and also are a...

Bankruptcy

Personal Finance Updated: September 28, 2015

Bankruptcy is a proceeding in a federal court in which a debtor who owes more than his or her assets can receive debt relief by transferring his or her...

Financial Security: Estate Planning

Personal Finance Updated: September 28, 2015

A will is one component of an estate plan. Although necessary to direct the distribution of assets after death, almost 70 percent of U.S. adults do not have...

The Family Cost of Caregiving

Family Caregiving Updated: September 23, 2015

When caregiving demands intensify, caregivers take leaves of absence, reduce their work hours or quit their jobs. These decisions take a heavy toll...

Emergency Cash Reserve

Family Caregiving Personal Finance Updated: April 05, 2009

Setting aside money to meet unexpected expenses provides a financial safety net and allows you to take advantage of financial opportunities as they arise....

Communicate Your Advance Directives for Health Care

Family Caregiving Personal Finance Updated: April 05, 2009

If you had a serious accident or illness that caused permanent loss of mental capacity, leaving you unable to tell your doctor which medical treatments you...

Organize Your Important Household Papers: Introduction

Family Caregiving Personal Finance Updated: April 05, 2009

One of life’s most important lessons is distinguishing what is trivial from what is not. While we’re tempted to lump our personal documents among life’s...

Financial Security: Legal Topics

Updated: January 28, 2009

Legal issues that impact financial security include topics such as: property ownership, estate planning, advance directives for health care, and...

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