Caregiving in the United States

The National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and AARP present Caregiving in the U.S. 2020 This report is the most recent update to the trended research series, Caregiving in the U.S., conducted roughly every five years. The 2020 update reveals an …

Supplemental Pension Benefits for Veterans and Their Survivors

The US Department of Veterans Affairs helps veterans and their families cope with financial challenges by providing supplemental income through the Veterans Pension benefit. Veterans Pension is a tax-free monetary benefit payable to low-income wartime Veterans. Improved Disability Pension – …

Veterans and Survivor Benefits

The Veterans’ Benefits Administration (VBA) provides an integrated program of veterans’ benefits. These include compensation for service-connected disabilities, pensions for war-time veterans with non-service connected disabilities who meet income criteria, benefits for burial, home loans, survivor pension benefits and life …

Care Agreements for Families and Caregivers

There are an estimated 53 million adult caregivers in the United States and nearly one in five (19%) are providing unpaid care to an adult with health or functional needs. In addition, sixty-one percent of caregivers are women and are …

Guides for “Managing Someone Else’s Money”

The “Managing Someone Else’s Money” guides can help you understand your role as a financial caregiver, also called a fiduciary. Each guide explains your responsibilities as a fiduciary, how to spot financial exploitation, and avoid scams. Each guide also includes …

Saver’s Tax Credit for the 2020 Tax Year

Millions of working Americans are missing out on a valuable tax credit – The IRS’ Retirement Savings Contribution Credit or Saver’s Credit.  The 18th Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey found that an alarming 72 percent of women are unaware of the …