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Protecting Your Parents' Money: The Essential Guide to Helping Mom and Dad Navigate the Finances of Retirement

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Wall Street Journal “Love and Money” columnist Jeff D. Opdyke offers a compassionate and highly effective handbook designed to help elderly parents manage their money. Protecting Your Parents’ Money is the essential guide to helping Mom and Dad navigate the finances of retirement, covering such topics as understanding Medicare, preventing elder fraud, and the hunt for a qu ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published August 9th 2011 by HarperBusiness
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Mark
Sep 06, 2011 rated it it was ok
Jeff does some things well, like helping kids figure out how to say the right things to their parents. He outlines some keys issues about houses and health care and how to go about calculating what a parent will need for the rest of his/her life. As a resource to look up, those relevant sections are great, but I found that many of the questions I had before reading this book, still remained with me afterward. He doesn’t discuss trusts, inheritances, or taxes very well. Most of this is geared to ...more
Lori
Mar 25, 2012 rated it liked it
I really picked up this book for us, not our parents so much. It is very easy to understand and helps clarify planning for LTC insurance, retirement planning; explains all the various options to Medicare, explains Medicaid, etc.
Mary Ann (MAA)
Sep 15, 2012 rated it liked it
Good for planning for yourself or your parents. Common sense book which gives good advice on having conversations with your loved ones. You can skip these sections if you're reading for your own planning.
Tiffiny Tribbey
Very informative and I will be reading financially ever after next followed by piggy banking, at least that's what I think it's called.
Joy
Jan 13, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
I it very informative. I applyed it to my family, as mom and how to better structure for my kids.

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