disability

Long-Term Care for Elderly, Disabled Has Far to Improve

For the first time, there's a state-by-state scorecard of America's performance in providing long-term services and support to senior citizens and people with disabilities, and the results aren't much to brag about. But they do point the way toward improving the long-term care system -- and saving the nation billions.

Long-Term Elder Care: What It Costs in Your State

Genworth Financial's Cost of Care survey tracked average prices of home care, assisted living facilities and nursing homes across the country, and unsurprisingly, found staggering variations. The priciest state for nursing home care in the U.S. averages more than four times as much as the cheapest.

Can Your Financial 'Plan B' Withstand the Unexpected?

Having a plan in case of a major life crisis is important and, according to State Farm's Financial Plan B survey, 81% of us know it. But only 45% of those surveyed said they've actually planned ahead for that crisis. If you have a plan, it may not be a solid as you think. And if you don't, here's how to begin creating one.

Taking care of wounded soldiers

How many times have you heard news stories of wounded soldiers coming back from Iraq to financial hardship? Especially for those seriously wounded...