The Savvy Senior: How to Hire a Home Helper

By Jim Miller Dear Savvy Senior, I would like to hire a personal assistant/home helper for my mom to assist with some simple household chores like house keeping, errand running, driving her to the doctor, and keeping her company. But mom doesn’t require...

The Savvy Senior: Caregiving Tips for Long-Distance Caregivers

By Jim Miller Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any long-distance caregiving tips that can help me help my elderly father who lives in another state? He has physically declined over the past year, but is determined to stay living in his own house. Worried Daughter...

The Savvy Senior: Incentive Trusts Can Motivate Your Heirs

By Jim Miller Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about incentive trusts? I have two adult children that are financial disasters. Before I die, I want to put some type of requirements in place that they will need to follow in order to receive their portion of my...