Having a sound plan for your long-term financial security is as important as managing your health as you age. This section has all the information you may need to create an estate planning checklist and make sound decisions about retirement, social security and medical insurance benefits. The planning required to ensure your financial security often requires the advice and help of professionals and family member. Articles in this section teach you the basics about Medicaid and Medicare, and how to calculate how far social security disability benefits will go when you need them.
Money & Security also discusses:
As Veterans Day nears, you and your parents may want to know about this
An analyst's takeaways on Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, drug prices and more
Advice on moving some of your money to high-yielding bank accounts
Why some medical centers are asking for, and getting, their input
Advice from former United Way execs on transitioning from full-time work
Contributing factors: health inequity, discrimination and lack of cultural competency
A conversation with Longevity Innovator and 'Blue Zones' author Dan Buettner
Key insights from the Milken Institute Future of Health Summit
The first-in-the-nation initiative could lead to a groundswell elsewhere
How older voters want Washington to bring down costs
An MIT study's results were surprising and a little concerning
Will their efforts preserve their promised retirement benefits?
What person-centered care means and how you can get it
The Diversity Summit's topic: under 4 percent of CFPs are black or Latino
What the 2.8 percent bump will really mean for retired Americans
A new PBS FRONTLINE documentary, 'The Pension Gamble,' paints a dismal picture
The author of 'Navigating Your Later Years for Dummies' busts them
What this author learned talking to retired MDs, professors, CEOs and homemakers
This study examines challenges of both generations aging together
This special report will include storytelling, news and information about how to plan for the end of your life in a way that meets your own goals and preferences.