Protecting Your Parents’ Money is the essential financial handbook that will help you navigate this confusing and difficult transition, providing a game plan for tackling complex issues like estate planning, retirement income and savings, and long-term health care. Most important, it will help bridge the communication barrier between parents and adult children, which often makes the process much more difficult than it needs to be. Important topics include:
Protecting Your Parents’ Money provides the comprehensive guide every loving son and daughter will need to understand and help manage Mom and Dad’s financial concerns.
“Anyone anxious about how best to protect aging parents and their assets will find this guide from veteran Wall Street Journal journalist Opdyke…a godsend. A smart comprehensive guide to helping children assist their parents through a difficult time with candor and compassion.” —Publishers Weekly
“Opdyke (Piggybanking, 2010, etc.) offers sensitive, user-friendly advice for adjusting to those stressful parent-child role reversals…A solid, informative reference.” —Kirkus Reviews
“This guide offers sound advice for handling the financial issues stemming from medical care and daily living situations for seniors…This is one of the only books to provide clear instructions for adult children dealing with their parents’ financial needs.” —Library Journal