Financial Wellness

Managing our finances can be challenging. The resources below can help us develop smart strategies for protecting and managing our financial resources.

NEW!!! Finances and Work. Trying to juggle work and family caregiving? National Alliance for Caregiving website provides links to a wide range of resources including Employment Protections for Caregivers, Caregiver Tools, Financial Support, Retirement Planning, and Social Security.
Financial Protection for Older Americans. Smart tips for handling your money from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the FDIC. Includes downloadable Resource Guide.
Money Management. Website helps older adults with money managment.  Includes guidance related to savings, economic security strategies, financial education, extra income ideas, and the use of prepaid cards. (National Council on Aging)
Savings Fitness: A Guide to Your Money and Your Financial Future. Downloadable guide from the U.S. Department of Labor focuses on financial strategies that can lead to a more secure future. Includes questions to consider, planning strategies for the self-employed and employed-by-others, and worksheets to help you in your planning.
What Every Caregiver Needs to Know about Money. Article from the Family Caregiver Alliance discusses the dual aspects of working and caregiving, financial considerations of caregiving, the tie between money and emotions, the effects of dementia on money-making decisions… and more.