FAI's Aging Parents Journal

 

Senior Moment or Alzheimer's

Senior Moment or Alzheimer's

12/10/2018

Each month we’ll spotlight one chapter from our 3-part eBook series,  "Caring for Our Aging Parents".  

This Month's Focus is taken from eBook #3, Chapter 3: Senior Moment or Alzheimer's?

As a general rule, memory lapses associated ...

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The Importance of Advance Healthcare Directives and How to Discuss Them

The Importance of Advance Healthcare Directives and How to Discuss Them

By: Mark Stinson
11/7/2018
 

Each month we’ll spotlight one chapter from our 3-part eBook series,  "Caring for Our Aging Parents".  

This Month's Focus is taken from eBook #2, Chapter 3: The Importance of Advance Healthcare Directives and How to Discuss Them.

An ...

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Growing Your Aging Parents' Wealth During Their Golden Years

Growing Your Aging Parents' Wealth During Their Golden Years

By: Mark Stinson
10/13/2018

Each month we’ll spotlight one chapter from our 3-part eBook series,  "Caring for Our Aging Parents".  

This Month's Focus is taken from eBook #1, Chapter 3:Growing Your Aging Parents' Wealth During Their Golden Years.

While one's ...

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Is it Time for Your Senior Parent to Hang Up the Keys?

Is it Time for Your Senior Parent to Hang Up the Keys?

By: Mark Stinson
9/4/2018

Each month we’ll spotlight one chapter from our 3-part eBook series,  "Caring for Our Aging Parents".  

This Month's Focus is taken from eBook #3, Chapter 2: “Is it Time for Your Senior Parent to Hang up The Keys ...

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Mark Stinson

Mark Stinson Appointed to the Howard County Commission on Aging

8/27/2018

Columbia, Maryland – August 27, 2018 – FAI Wealth Management, a leading financial planning and investment management firm in the Baltimore-Washington region, announced that Mark Stinson, CPA, CFP ®, MBA, Principal and Senior Advisor for the firm, has joined the Commission on Aging ...

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Details You Need to Know

The Legal, Financial and Medical Details You Need to Know to Care for Your Aging Parents

By: Mark Stinson
8/13/2018

Each month we’ll spotlight one chapter from our 3-part eBook series,  "Caring for Our Aging Parents".  

This Month's Focus is taken from eBook #2, Chapter 2: “The Legal, Financial and Medical Details You Need to Know.”

You may ...

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How Your Parents Can Make the Most of Medicare

How Your Parents Can Make the Most of Medicare

By: Mark Stinson
7/24/2018

Each month we’ll spotlight one chapter from our 3-part eBook series,  "Caring for Our Aging Parents".  

This Month's Focus is taken from eBook #1, Chapter 2: “How Your Parents Can Make the Most of Medicare.”

If your parents ...

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What Seniors Should Look for in a New Credit Card

What Seniors Should Look for in a New Credit Card (and What to Do With Your Old Ones)

By: Mark Stinson
7/23/2018

As we age, our financial priorities and spending habits tend to change.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, seniors often have less household income so they tend to spend less than people in their 40s or 50s, who ...

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Helping Your Elderly Parents Manage Their Money

Helping Your Elderly Parents Manage Their Money

By: Mark Stinson
7/2/2018

Each month we’ll spotlight one chapter from our 3-part eBook series,  "Caring for Our Aging Parents".  

This Month's Focus is taken from eBook #3, Chapter 1: “How to Help Your Elderly Parents Manage Their Money.”

The capacity of ...

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FAI-Juggling the Financial Demands of Adult Children & Aging Parents

Juggling the Financial Demands of Adult Children & Aging Parents

By: Mark Stinson
6/13/2018

Each month we’ll spotlight one chapter from our 3-part eBook series,  "Caring for Our Aging Parents".  

This Month's Focus is taken from eBook #2, Chapter 1: “Juggling the Financial Demands of Adult Children & Aging Parents.”

Many Americans are ...

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The Art of Being a Happily Single Senior

The Art of Being a Happily Single Senior

5/29/2018

Stack the odds for happiness in your favor. Many people wisely plan for their retirement finances but few think to plan for how to make their retirement personally rewarding.

You need to create a strategy for a fulfilling life once ...

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FAI-Plenty of adult children of unprepared retirees have questions

Helping Your Parents Save in Retirement

5/24/2018

Each month we’ll spotlight one chapter from our 3-part eBook series,  "Caring for Our Aging Parents".  

This Month's Focus is taken from eBook #1, Chapter 1: “Helping Your Parents Save in Retirement.”

Retirement represents a time of tremendous ...

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The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

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Book Review: The End of Your Life Book Club

Mark Stinson
5/8/2018

Our book club got its formal start with the mocha and one of the most casual questions two people can ask each other: “What are you reading?” It’s something of a quaint question these days. More often in lulls ...

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Family Affair: Working Together to Care for Your Aging Parents

Family Affair: Working Together to Care for Your Aging Parents

By: Mark Stinson
5/2/2018

Millions of Baby Boomers are becoming senior citizens and many of them have aging parents who require some level of physical or financial help.

Across the country, Boomer-aged adults are offering assistance to their elderly loved ones, and it can ...

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Mark Stinson

Mark Stinson
Principal & Senior Advisor

FAI Wealth Management Takes a Novel Approach to our Surging Senior Population

4/13/2018

FAI Wealth Management, a leading financial planning and investment management firm in the Baltimore-Washington region, has announced the release of its free e-book series, "Caring for Our Aging Parents." The e-books were developed by Mark Stinson, CPA, CFP®, MBA, Principal ...

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Easing your parents' transition to assisted living

Seven Secrets to Easing Your Parents' Transition to Assisted Living

By: Mark Stinson
2/16/2018

Change is often difficult for people of all ages.  So it’s not surprising that seniors who are moving from their home into an assisted living community typically encounter some degree of difficulty adjusting to their new surroundings. If you ...

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Baby Boomer at Work

Older Workers May Just Be the Most Valuable People in the Office

By: Mark Stinson
2/5/2018

Baby Boomers form the largest trained pool of potential future employees ever available to American businesses.

Over the next decade, 43% of America’s workforce will reach age 65 and be eligible for retirement. Collectively, these men and women represent ...

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