Mar 23, 2013 Ten percent of all health care dollars are spent in the last year of life. Those final days are when the toughest, most costly decisions are made, and emotion can easily overrun decision making. Here's one man's story about the choices he made.
Feb 22, 2013 Turns out online funerals aren’t just for celebrities. More and more families across the U.S. are looking at them as a way to cut costs, and include more friends and relatives.
Aug 9, 2012 Some of America's favorite summertime activities may be fun, but they come with a lot of risks.
Jul 14, 2012 This week's letter segments tackles questions for the senior set.
Apr 30, 2012 I've got a fair amount of student loans. I've also got a good job as a college professor, and I will be able to pay them off eventually. But I'm concerned about my wife. If something should happen, do student loans transfer to a spouse or do they stick with me? Rudolf, Providence, RI
Feb 17, 2012 One of the toughest decisions a pet owner has to make is how and when to end an animal's life. Tess talks with pet owners and a vet about balancing the cost of life and death.
Jan 18, 2012 It isn't always an easy subject, but what are the best ways to plan ahead for your funeral, and the money you leave behind?
Aug 31, 2011 A Florida funeral home debuts the Resomator, which "uses heated alkaline water to dissolve bodies in about three hours." It's said to be more...
May 31, 2011 So a new jetpack designed by New Zealanders has started doing some test runs. It tackles a central problem that every jetpack builder has faced:...