Many Americans Will Need Long-Term Care
Ms. Harris, 72, a retired attorney, has grappled with assorted health problems — heart disease, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis — and takes a long list of prescription drugs.
“It weighs on my mind some,” she said. Divorced, childless and without family nearby, “I am going to need some long-term support, independent or assisted living, rather than just living by myself.”
4 Tax Strategies To Make a Divorce Settlement Easier
Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year. The Republican lawmakers’ sweeping overhaul of the tax code changed many of the calculations that factor into the logistics of divorce.
How to Avoid the Next Real Estate Downturn
When the housing crisis hit in 2007, they thought their time to buy had come. They bought a condo in the Fontainebleau, a resort in Miami Beach, in 2010, after prices had bottomed out, paying 60 percent less than it had sold for two years earlier. The condo has since doubled in value.
When Private Fights Over Millions Become Public (Things Get Ugly)
There are private family squabbles, and then there are family squabbles that splash into public view, shining a spotlight on a bitter dispute.
Take the case of Belinda Neumann-Donnelly, who sued her father, Hubert Neumann, claiming he drove down the price of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s “Flesh and Spirit,” which sold for $30.7 million at auction last May.
How to Plan Finances to Raise a Special-Needs Child
The Maguires, who live in Mansfield, Mass., are just as vigilant with their own financial planning, including retirement. But planning for children with special needs is far more complicated.