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  • Published:

    Aug 9, 2011
  • ISBN:

    9780061358203
  • Pages:

    288
  • Size:

    5.3" x 8"
  • Weight:

    0.5 lb
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Book Title and Author Byline

Protecting Your Parents’ Money

The Essential Guide to Helping Mom and Dad Navigate the Finances of Retirement

Product Description and Author Information

About the Book

Wall Street Journal “Love and Money” columnist Jeff D. Opdyke offers a compassionate and highly effective handbook designed to help elderly parents manage their money. Protecting Your Parents’ Money is the essential guide to helping Mom and Dad navigate the finances of retirement, covering such topics as understanding Medicare, preventing elder fraud, and the hunt for a quality, affordable retirement home. Protecting Your Parents’ Money is a book everyone should own, as members of the Baby Boomer generation find themselves dealing with the many financial problems surrounding aging parents, and face their own future as seniors.

About the Author

Jeff D. Opdyke

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Jeff D. Opdyke has written about personal finance, family finance, and the investment markets for Tgiehe Wall Street Journal since 1993. He lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with his wife, Amy, and their two children.

Reviews

“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

“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