Encyclopedia of Retirement and Finance [2 Volumes] (Hardcover)
This is the only encyclopedia that focuses solely on the financial issues associated with aging. Written by experts in a variety of fields, entries include gerontology and finance terms and concepts, policies and programs, the needs and problems of the elderly, and more. This comprehensive, up-to-date, two-volume work includes over 175 entries on the most recent issues in elder financial planning and retirement programs. Each article features references to research, bibliographies, sources for advice, and guides to further information.
Arranged A to Z, entries define and describe topics related to the finances of older Americans, including expenditures and financial planning, insurance and taxes, family, ethical, and legal issues, housing, health care, and security questions and programs, and more.
The encyclopedia is cross-referenced and indexed for easy use by students, seniors, researchers, and professionals working with seniors.
About the Author
LOIS A. VITT is the Founding Director of the Institute for Socio-Financial Studies and a sociologist with an extensive background in business and finance.