Bill Simplicity Attends The 4th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Conference

Bill Simplicity recently attended the 4th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Conference in Tempe, Arizona to network with businesses and associations dedicated to protecting elderly citizens. About the WEAAD conference Held at the DoubleTree Hilton hotel, the WEAAD conference focused on topics related to elder abuse. The purpose of WEAAD is to provide an opportunity for communities around the world to gain and share a better understanding of the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of older people by raising awareness of the cultural, social, economic, and demographic factors that contribute to this crisis. Bill Simplicity and preventing fraud One of the topics highlighted...

Should You Allow Caregivers to Handle Your Parent’s Finances?

At some point, adult children of aging parents must make decisions regarding the ongoing welfare of their parents. Even if both are in good health, it’s important to start making financial decisions to ensure they stay protected. One of those decisions may be to have someone take over the task of handling day-to-day finances, such as bill paying. Does it make sense to allow family caregivers to handle your parent’s finances? Deciding when it’s time to take over finances As we age, dementia and other memory-related issues may arise. Most often, these issues develop slowly and may not be noticeable to...

Five Signs That You Can No Longer Handle Your Small Business Finances

Being a small business owner means you wear a lot of hats; juggling many different responsibilities to keep your business thriving. The pandemic added additional challenges to many small business owners who are still trying to recover from those challenges. Regardless of how big or small your business is, here are five signs that you can no longer handle your own small business finances and what you can do about it. Late notices and fees Small business owners are consistently responsible for two sets of bills: their personal bills and their company’s bills. That means twice as many bill payments to...

Bill Simplicity Founder Featured in VoyagePhoenix Publication

Bill Simplicity Founder, Daniel Schoen, was recently contacted by VoyagePhoenix to do a story about Bill Simplicity and what inspired him to create the professional bill management company. Who is VoyagePhoenix? VoyagePhoenix is a publication whose mission is to build a platform that fosters collaboration and support for small businesses, independent artists and entrepreneurs, local institutions, and those that make our city interesting. Their interest in highlighting independent, creative, local entrepreneurs and small businesses in their “hidden gems” series led them to Bill Simplicity. Why feature Bill Simplicity? Starting in late 2020, Bill Simplicity provided professionally managed bill payment services to senior citizens,...

Bill Simplicity Launches 90-Day Free Trial for Bill Paying Services

Bill Simplicity recently launched a 90-day free trial to those looking for a solution to monthly bill paying efforts. Learn more about the offer and why a bill paying service makes sense. Who is Bill Simplicity? Bill Simplicity is a professional bill management service offering bill paying solutions to aging adults, entrepreneurs, and busy professionals. The service streamlines all your bills and payments into one user-friendly portal with 24/7 account access and dedicated bill assistants available when you need them. Why use a bill paying service? Aging adults often struggle with money management and keeping track of paying monthly bills. Entrepreneurs and busy...

Steps to Preparing Your Elderly Parents for a Nursing Home

When the time comes for one or both parents to enter a nursing home, adult children are faced with several decisions on how best to prepare for this transition. Depending on what previous plans had already been put into place, here are a few basic suggestions for preparing your elderly parents for a nursing home. Understanding housing options If it becomes apparent that one or both parents can no longer safely age in place, one of the first considerations is housing options. Two of the most common options are assisted living facilities and nursing homes.  Basically, an assisted living facility is a...

How to Discuss Your Parents’ Finances with Your Siblings

How to Discuss Your Parents’ Finances with Your Siblings The ability to age in place has become a more viable option over the years as more services become available to help elderly parents live independently yet safely. From home care services to transportation to bill paying services, the options to provide assistance to aging parents continues to grow. The challenge is overlooking the bigger picture of your parents’ finances as they age; complicated if you must involve your siblings in the efforts as well. Here are some suggestions on how to discuss your parents’ finances with your siblings. Getting everyone on the...

Resources for Adult Children of Aging Parents

As parents get older, there is a challenge between maintaining their freedom and living at home while still ensuring that all their mental, physical, and financial needs are met. Adult children of aging parents find the process of arranging these resources confusing and aren’t always sure where to turn. While there are actually numerous resources available, they can sometimes be hard to navigate, as some are government agencies, some are websites, and some can be found through apps. Below are resources that can be of assistance for adult children of aging parents or their caretakers. Overall resources for adult children...