Author: Rodney A. Brooks

Monday, November 13, 2023

Money: Taxes and Charitable Donations

Tax and finance experts list ways to give to charities and cut your tax bills at the same time, ahead of Giving Tuesday November 28.

Monday, October 30, 2023

Money: The Retirement Countdown

Financial planners warn against seeking retirement guidance after turning in the paperwork – start the countdown to retirement early with these tips.

Monday, October 9, 2023

Money: Medicare Update

Stay or switch Medicare plans? Experts say not to rush the decision and to check prescription plans first.

Monday, September 11, 2023

Money: Earn Extra Cash with Certificate Programs

Going back to school for certificate programs can help retirees land full or part time jobs to bring in extra income or to keep busy.

Monday, August 14, 2023

Money: Create Extra Retirement Income

Looking for more retirement income? Try thinking outside the box with some creative ways to earn extra income with these ideas. 

Thursday, August 10, 2023

Actualizaciones y cambios en el Seguro Social

El Seguro Social cumplirá 88 años el 14 de agosto y se avecinan algunos cambios en 2023. ¿Le afectará alguno de ellos?

Thursday, August 10, 2023

Updates and Changes in Social Security

Social Security turns 88 on August 14 – and there are some changes in store in 2023. Will any of them impact you?

Monday, July 10, 2023

Money: Handling the First Year of Retirement

The first year of retirement can be tougher than you think. For some, money is the least of your worries.

Monday, June 12, 2023

Money: Investment Clubs

Investment clubs are a wonderful opportunity for new investors to learn how to invest in stocks along with other like-minded people.

Monday, May 8, 2023

Money: Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You?

You see celebrities talk about reverse mortgages all the time…but is it a good idea for you? Get the facts here.

Monday, April 10, 2023

Is It Time to Break up With Your Bank?

Is it time to try online banking?  Maybe, says Senior Planet’s Money and Finance Contributor. Get info on an online class here. 

Monday, March 13, 2023

Money: Best Online Finance Sites

Staying on top of changes in 401(k) and IRA rules, tax laws, or Medicare is important. – and exhausting. What online sources do experts suggest?

Monday, February 13, 2023

Protect Your Heart – and Your Wallet

There’s a new romance scam making the rounds; learn how to protect your heart…and your wallet…on Valentine’s Day.

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Tax Planning for 2023

As we prep our 2022 taxes, financial professionals say it’s not too early to plan our 2023 tax strategy. Start with these five tips.

Monday, January 9, 2023

Financial New Year’s Resolutions

Financial resolutions make a lot of sense, especially for seniors and retirees; here are five recommended by financial planners.