“Thought for the Day” #784 – by Stephen R. Elville, J.D., LL.M.

August 17, 2016

One of the most underutilized resources in elder law is the financial advisor, and a surprising number of seniors have no financial advisor.  During this era of unprecedented low interest rates, rising costs of care, and ever-longer life expectancies, how can this be?  Is it a lack of trust and confidence, or a lack of awareness?  The collective resources of financial advisors and financial advisory firms today is astonishing and is largely available at little or no cost.  Can seniors really afford to ignore such resources?