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Driving Safety For Older Adults Through 45 years of driving, Ellen never had an accident. But last month, the 76-year-old was involved in two minor collisions, receiving a traffic citation for one. Ellen worries that she is not as good a driver as she once was. And she has read recent newspaper s...
14...Percentage of loans between family and friends that end up in default, versus less than 3 percent of consumer bank loans (Money magazine) 3.5...Billions of dollars paid out by LTC insurance policies in 2007 (American Association of Long Term Care Insurance) 375...Estimated billions of dol...
One of my team members gave me this publication at my last seminar, and I'm going to put it in all my handouts. It is a gold mine for Seniors. It is published by the CA Bar Association. It is free, you can order in quantity, and is very well done. There is a pdf form of it too, and it comes i...
There's no shortage of free online resources when it comes to caregivers seeking advice. The question is, which Web sites provide the most practical and comprehensive information and are easy to navigate. Top Caregiving SitesWith approximately 52 million Americans serving as caregivers today, the...
This is published every 2 years and is a great resource. Across the States 2009: Profiles of Long-Term Care and Independent Living http://www.docuticker.com/?p=25029 Skip Frenzel, Agape Long Term Care & Agape Real Estate
Scam Artists Using SEC Identities. In a March 2 press release, the SEC warned financial firms and investors that con-artists are using the names of actual SEC employees to trick victims into giving them personal information. The press release cites incidents of investors being tricked into "reve...
SOME INTERESTING STATS 31... The number of S&P 500 stocks that made money last year (USA Today) $33.87... The price for a barrel of crude oil Dec. 2008, vs high of $147.27 in July 2008 vs $17.85 in 2002 (Associated Press) 1... The number of 2,800 diversified U.S. equity mutual funds tracked by...
Entire pull out section in the 2/14/09 Wall Street Jorunal on retirement and how it is effecting the over 60 crowd. Worth passing around. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123421515383065059.html Skip Frenzel, Agape Long Term Care & Agape Real Estate
Excellent article from SmartMoney of the Wall Street Journal.Digital Network apprears 2/14/09 http://www.smartmoney.com/Personal-Finance/Retirement/5-Ways-to-Cut-Elder-Care-Costs/ Skip Frenzel, Agape Long Term Care & Agape Real Estate
Help your clients avoid new investment scams. By Senior Market Advisor | Published February 1, 2009 From the February 2009 Issue of Senior Market Advisor Magazine Recent stock market volatility and declining yields on CDs and other fixed- income investments are bad news for two reasons: first, th...