Betting on Your House for Retirement? Bet Again.

Betting on Your House for Retirement? Bet Again.

I’ve noticed talk lately about the different ways people plan to use their assets to fund their retirement. Some of the ideas are great and some are a stretch.

One of these ideas that seems to be pushing the limits of realistic possibilities is that of using your housing assets as your main retirement plan.

Using Your House as a Financial Plan

Betting on the value of your house for your retirement income might sound tempting, but it’s probably not the soundest …

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The Cost of Long Term Care in Texas – Can You Afford to Self-Insure?

The Cost of Long Term Care in Texas – Can You Afford to Self-Insure?

Self-insuring for long term care is a pretty common topic in the news these days, but how can you know if it’s the right decision for you or not? The truth is, self-insuring is really only possible for a small and specific group of people. It isn’t the best idea for most people, and there are a few reasons why.

Cost of Care

If you’ve looked into the cost of long term care, you know it’s expensive. Quite expensive, actually. In Texas, the average annual cost of …

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Protect Your Assets with a Texas Long Term Care Insurance Partnership Plan

Protect Your Assets with a Texas Long Term Care Insurance Partnership Plan

The last thing any one wants is to outspend their life savings; that’s why most of us spend so much time planning our retirement to the tee. When the need for long term care strikes, though, many people aren’t prepared.

Why Plan for Long Term Care?

Planning for long term care is something that is often left out of retirement plans, either due to a lack of awareness or because the risk seems too far fetched. Unfortunately, it’s not that far fetched at all.

The risk that any …

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Long Term Care Is a Women’s Issue

Long Term Care Is a Women’s Issue

Long term care is a tough subject that many people are afraid to discuss or look into because thinking about ourselves as old and frail isn’t fun. It is necessary, though. When we begin to look at long term care and the risk that is poses to us in the future, it becomes clear that long term care is overwhelmingly a women’s issue.

Life Expectancy in Texas

The life expectancy of a male in Texas is currently 75.7 years of age. Women in Texas, on the other …

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