Category: Money

Cutting Costs: Ways to Save Without Sacrifice

Today's cost of living for households headed by someone 65 or older is $45,756 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest estimates (based on 2016 figures). The average retiree...

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Name: Matt Williams and Doug Shaffer Business Name:  Directions Financial Solutions (DFS) Business type: Financial Services Address: 200 N. St. Clair Street, Toledo, Ohio 43604 Phone: 419-720-4729 Website: directionscu.org When is the best time to retire? When it comes...

Cutting Costs: Ways to Save Without Sacrifice

Saving precious dollars does not need to be painful Today’s cost of living for households headed by someone 65 or older is $45,756 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest...

Directions Financial Solutions (DFS) Answer Retirement Questions

DIRECTIONS FINANCIAL SERVICES 200 N. St. Clair Street, Toledo, Ohio 43604 419-720-4729, directionscu.org  Matt Williams and Doug Shaffer  When is the best time to retire? When it comes to retirement, there is no magic age. Everyone’s situation is...

Demystifying Millenial Money

By Sean Nestor Millennials today use technology to manage their money. What would it take for other generations to follow suit? Digital Wallets With a growing number of purchases being made online, it can become...

Cryptocurrency Demystified

Bitcoin isn’t even the half of it

Vaccines and the Elderly

My neighbor just got her first vaccine; it took her three days of telephoning to get an appointment.  A friend of mine has spent recent days arranging vaccine appointments for her elderly...

All the Reasons Why This Probate Ploy Isn’t a Good Idea

If you decide to transfer any of your assets (ie. real estate, accounts, personal property) to one of your children during your lifetime,  after you die, if that child dies before he/she...

Ask the Financial Expert Retirement Q+A

What got you excited about financial services? Contrary to what most people think, I’ve never considered financial services to be about money. Our primary job is to allow our clients to forget about...

Fraud Protection Tips Help Combat Surge in Consumer Fraud Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

By Jonathan L. Pollock, VP Compliance | Attorney at Law, Directions Credit Union A top priority for us at Directions Credit Union is the financial safety of our members. Unfortunately, we have recently...

Medicare 101

What you need to know to get started If you are near the age of 64, a Medicare application is required to avoid financial penalties. Seniors must apply for Medicare between 64 years...

Know Your Options: Be Wary Of Unsuitable Insurance Products

One of the many benefits of age, in addition to experience, is that you generally don’t need as much insurance. So, during this time of transition, it is important to carefully study your insurance options.





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