Caregivers Pay a High Price

Caregivers Pay a High Price

Reading Time: 4 minutesCaregiving in the US depletes incomes, job opportunities, and future retirement payments as family members struggle financially in order to “do what’s right.” Nearly 50 million people, most of them working, provide an average of 24 hours a week...
Understanding the Need for a Representative Payee

Understanding the Need for a Representative Payee

Reading Time: 2 minutesYou may know someone who gets a monthly Social Security benefit or Supplemental Security Income payment and who also needs help managing their money. If someone you know needs help, the Social Security Administration can appoint a person or an...
Budgets and Covering Care Costs

Budgets and Covering Care Costs

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe first step in covering care costs is to get an overall picture of your income and expenses as a family caregiver. Start by creating a monthly budget using these three steps: Calculate your income – List then add all your sources of...