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Tag: financial caretaker

“You’re It.” Financial Caregiving and Money Beliefs

“Mom, I can’t take time off work today to take you to your doctor’s appointment, so I’ve arranged to pay for an Uber driver instead.” The elderly parent’s need for transportation is met. The son or daughter’s obligation and...

For Seniors: Giving Up The Checkbook, Part Two

For seniors, arranging to entrust financial affairs to someone else is an important part of preparing for old age. Once you have chosen a surrogate and dealt with some of the details laid out in last week’s column, one question remains. How will the transition...

For Seniors: Giving Up The Checkbook, Part One

Watch this video on YouTube One area that few seniors prepare for is arranging for someone else to handle their financial affairs when they can no longer fully care for themselves. This is easy to put off, for three primary reasons. First, there are a lot of difficult...