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Today and tomorrow I am posting a two-part series on Moving tips for the Sandwich Generation and others at my primary website, http://www.sandwichink.com/the-sandwich-generation-moves-part-1 . Join me there as we discuss a checklist of things to do when moving, along with some tips for moving w...
Property Taxes! Two due dates every year that can't be missed. They are easy to be overlooked by elderly homeowners though. Not paying these bills can be a problem and if they are forgotten for several years, the consequences can be enormous. The late fees are hefty. Using Placer County in Califo...
The other side of the coin for elderly parents, from yesterday's post - many do want to stay in their own homes. For them, a reverse mortgage might be a help. Smart Money has a good article on the Sandwich Generation, including a section covering this topic - http://budurl.com/ReverseMtg .
I was very interested to read the article in the New York Times describing the problem many seniors are experiencing due to the downturn of the real estate market. Unable to sell their houses for an acceptable price, they are having to stay put in houses that are too big for them and are not elde...