Tag: retirement

NCOA Benefits Checkup

Fewer than half of low-income retirees who are eligible for SNAP food stamps or don’t automatically receive a medication subsidy as part of their Medicaid coverage are taking advantage of the programs. These are two prominent examples of the head-spinning number of assistance programs for people over 60, from state property tax breaks and veterans…

Adult Son Moving Out Of Parent’s Home

The answer still seems elusive, but I think we’ve moved the ball. Much of the disagreement over whether the United States faces a retirement savings crisis hinges on different assumptions on how household consumption changes once the kids leave home.  “Optimal savings” studies, which assume that household consumption declines and savings increase when the kids…