As we wrap up the first half of our discussion on decisions facing people in the sandwich generation, we want to carefully step into the important, but often uncomfortable, subject of death. Your parents are probably more anxious about this than...read more →
Trivia time: how many stocks make up the Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index (a widely used benchmark for the US equity market)?
While the logical guess might be 5,000, as of December 31, 2016, the index actually contained around 3,600 names. In...read more →
More than 70 percent of Americans over age sixty-five1 will need long-term care at some point in their life journey. Whether that care happens in their house, your house, or a care facility of some sort is directly correlated to their physical...read more →
Atlas clients Dale and Robin are childhood friends turned high school sweethearts. Married right after college graduation, they moved to Dallas from Michigan after a snowy winter with a car full of belongings, Robin 8 months pregnant and $500....read more →
In part one of this series on the sandwich generation, we provided some tips on how to take care of yourself even when you are giving so much of your time and resources to your family. It’s easy to tune out a flight attendant when they announce,...read more →
In years past, people taking care of both their children and their parents, often referred to as the sandwich generation, were typically in their 20s and 30s. As our life expectancies have increased, people in this stage of life are now faced...read more →