Greg Daugherty

Greg Daugherty

Greg Daugherty is a former editor in chief of Reader's Digest New Choices magazine and senior editor of Money magazine, who writes frequently on personal finance and other topics

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  1. An Article explaining what asset protection trusts are
    Retirement

    Asset Protection Trusts: Help For Seniors

    How to use an irrevocable trust to qualify a senior for Medicaid and still preserve a portion of assets to support a spouse or other dependents.
  2. Strategies for qualifying for assisted living.
    Retirement

    Top 5 Strategies To Pay For Elder Care

    The cost of a nursing home, assisted living facility or home care can be ruinous. Try these routes to help seniors qualify for Medicaid and pay the bills.
  3. What does bankruptcy means for an individual, how it will affect it in the future with personal finances and what are some way to mitigate its impact
    Credit & Loans

    Bankruptcy Consequences

    You've done the deed and are out from under your debts – or embarked on a repayment plan. What consequences can you expect and how long will recovery take?
  4. Ways to save on your bankkruptcy filing (attorney fees, thinks you could try to pay less or save more, and any other recommendation a writer with knowledge of bankruptcy has)
    Credit & Loans

    Saving On Bankruptcy Costs

    Going bankrupt is awful enough without worrying about ways to pay for it. Here's how to save on lawyers, filing fees and other inevitable costs.
  5. When do you declare banktruptcy? When is it the best or only alternative, when is it better to look at alternative solutions? And should you always hire a lawyer?
    Credit & Loans

    When To Declare Bankruptcy

    When is bankruptcy the best or only route– and when is it better to look at alternative solutions? And should you always hire a lawyer?
  6. Done right, downsizing can still be a good idea.
    Retirement

    Avoid The Downsides Of Downsizing In Retirement

    Done right, downsizing can still be a good idea. You can have more money, simplify your life, and reduce home-maintenance and utility costs.
  7. If you think you've been cheated, here are 6 steps to take instead of keeping it to yourself.
    Investing Basics

    OMG, I Think I've Been Scammed!

    If you think you've been cheated, here are 6 steps to take instead of keeping it to yourself. You might be embarrassed, but you'll be fighting back.
  8. Take the right required minimum distributions from IRAs, 401(k)s and the like, starting the year you reach age 70 ½.
    Retirement

    Don't Forget To Take Minimum Distributions

    Take the right required minimum distributions from IRAs, 401(k)s and the like, starting the year you reach age 70 ½. There's a huge 50% penalty for being wrong.
  9. How to save money on credit cards by choosing the right type for your needs and lifestyle.
    Credit & Loans

    Credit Card Savings

    How to save money on credit cards by choosing the right type for your needs and lifestyle.
  10. Many credit cards now reward you for your gasoline purchases. But some are more generous than others.
    Savings

    Should You Get A Gas Credit Card?

    Many credit cards now reward you for your gasoline purchases. But some are more generous than others.
  11. Many people dream of retiring early, but it isn't for everyone. Here's how to decide if it makes sense for you.
    Retirement

    The Pros And (Mostly) Cons Of Early Retirement

    Many people dream of retiring early, but it isn't for everyone. Here's how to decide if it makes sense for you.
  12. If you can afford to buy a home for all cash, is that the best way to invest your money? Here are the pros and cons.
    Home & Auto

    Should You Pay All Cash For Your Next Home?

    If you can afford to buy a home for all cash, is that the best way to invest your money? Here are the pros and cons.
  13. Are the beneficiaries of your IRA or Roth IRA who you now want to get them? How to update if your life's changed since you first filled out the forms.
    Retirement

    Who Gets Your Retirement Accounts?

    Are the beneficiaries of your IRA or Roth IRA who you now want to get them? How to update if your life's changed since you first filled out the forms.
  14. If your U.S. Savings Bonds are dated 1984 or earlier, they've reached maturity and stopped paying interest.
    Savings

    Time to Cash In Your U.S. Savings Bonds?

    If your U.S. Savings Bonds are dated 1984 or earlier, they've reached maturity and stopped paying interest. Cash them in pronto and put that money to work!
  15. Here's how to save where you can while you enjoy the fruits of all those years at the office
    Retirement

    4 Big Reasons Your Expenses Could Rise In Retirement

    Here's how to save where you can while you enjoy the fruits of all those years at the office.
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