It is a timely and increasingly common situation. An article titled ‘Solo Ager’ Needs Help Handling Her Financial Affairs: With no spouse and no children, she’s looking elsewhere for backup in AARP Magazine describes the problem and options available to a retired older single woman concerned about who could handle her financial affairs if and when she can no longer do so.

The American Association of Daily Money Managers ( is mentioned as an option for your financial team to avoid the risk cited by Nancy Sween, National Association of Elder Law Attorneys spokesperson, of finding a random person you find online to be your bill payer.

Thanks AARP for including AADMM and DMMs in this article by Jean Chatzky.

The complete article is available at: or on page 34 in the Dec 2019/Jan 2020 issue of AARP Magazine.

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