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