| ||Baby Boomer Community |
Online Community for Baby Boomers
Boomeon is an online community for Baby Boomers and beyond. They seek to create a supportive and safe environment where people can be both student and teacher, author and reader, adventurer and observer. Check it out!
| ||Information on Annuities |
Annuities for Seniors?
We were contacted by the Seniors' Outreach Director at Annuity.org. They came across StageofLife.com while browsing respected sites on elder care.
For many, an annuity can be part of their financial portfolio for retirement. Annuities can help seniors build tax-deferred savings to handle retirement costs like healthcare and living expenses. But for those who find themselves caring for an aging loved one, the concept can be a bit intimidating.
Annuity.org has extensive information on the different types of annuities, the tax implications involved in owning one and why seniors are often targeted to buy annuities. Here are a few resources that could be very useful for people in this life stage...
| ||Don't Pay Full Price for Dinner |
Discounts on Applebee's and IHOP Gift Cards
StageofLife.com's educational mission is supported by Applebee's and IHOP. As part of this special partnership, the restaurant brands provide a discount on their gift cards to acknowledge our digital literacy mission and support financial savings for our online community.
The next time you're going out to breakfast or dinner, pick up some gift cards from Applebee's and IHOP first...and save some money!
| ||SilverPlanet.com |
How to Find a Professional Geriatric Care Manager
SilverPlanet.com: Silver Planet® helps Boomers guide their parents to age in place by providing services and products related to aging at home and housing options. Its Silver Advisors™ are professional geriatric care managers who provide phone consultations on preventing falls, navigating Medicare, evaluating senior driving challenges, and other issues Boomers must resolve while caring for an aging loved one. Silver Advisors clarify concerns, suggest a plan of action, help prioritize next steps, and furnish personalized written reports and recommendations. For a limited time, the first 15 minutes of selected consultations are free. Click here to learn more.
Silver Planet combines its personalized advisory services with relevant, high-quality content from nationally known speakers and authors, timely webinars, blogs, and senior scam alerts in one place, making it an essential resource for Boomers.
| ||Choose to Save.org |
Will You Run Out of Money In Retirement?
ChooseToSave.org: The biggest question many of us face is "HOW DO I PREPARE FOR RETIREMENT?" ChoosetoSave.org is a non-profit site managed by the Employee Benefit Research Institute that answers the tough and crucial questions that determine the planning necessary to achieve a comfortable retirement...
- "How much do I you should save for retirement?"
- "How long will I live?"
- "What will be the impact on my take home pay if I increase my contribution to my 401(k) plan?"
- "What kind of person am I - a planner, saver, struggler, impulsive, or denier?"
On the site, you'll find interactive calculators and quizzes that will be instrumental in helping plan for retirement. NOTE - ChoosetoSave.org was mentioned on the Today Show in a segment entitled, "Do You Have Enough Money Saved for Retirement"
| ||Mint.com |
Free Budget Planning and Financial Management for Baby Boomers+
Mint.com: If you are nearing or in retirement, discover the best FREE money management system you can use to organize your finances. Mint.com is a secure, online planner to help you budget and organize your family's finances while at the same time planning for life's financial milestones whether it be saving for your grandchildren's college education, buying a new house, planning a home improvement, saving for a vacation, looking ahead to retirement, etc.
It takes about five to ten minutes to set up, and you can view all of your financial information in one place. Money Magazine gives it a four-star rating and everyone from the New York Times to Good Morning America are raving about this free, simple, personal finance planner and money mangement tool.
Stage of Life staff have tested it, use it and warmly recommend it.
| ||Health Plans of America.com |
Compare, Shop and Save on Medicare with FREE Health Insurance Quotes
Health Plans of America is dedicated to helping people find affordable health insurance. Health Plans of America is not a health insurance company. They are one of the largest and most trusted sources for competitive health insurance quotes. Whether you’re a retiring or just trying to save money, they can help you learn more about your options, request free quotes, compare plans from different insurers, and lower your costs.
| ||Resources for your Post-Retirement Career |
8 Websites to Inspire Your Career After Retirement
Check out these eight website picks for the places where you’ll find information and inspiration on your post-retirement career . Submitted by Certified Retirement Coach, Lin Schreiber.
| ||Seniors for Living.com |
Resource for Baby Boomers to Find Housing and Care for their Aging Relatives
This is a resource to help baby boomers, or children of any age, find housing, care and nursing facilities for aging relatives or parents no longer able to care for themselves. Submitted by Seniors for Living.