The Best Cities for Retirement in Texas

The Best Cities for Retirement in Texas
Finding the best cities to retire to isn’t always easy. Fortunately, MarketWatch frequently compiles a list of the greatest cities in a certain state for retirement and has done so for Texas. Retiring in Texas Texas is a great state for retirement for a number of reasons. The warm weather, lack of a state income ...

Cut Your Chances of Needing Long Term Care

Cut Your Chances of Needing Long Term Care
Planning for long term care is something we should all be doing, whether you are in your 20s or your 60s, and it entails more than just saving money. While putting money towards retirement and your future health care is a great thing to do as soon as you possibly can, there are other ways ...

Brace Yourself for High Health Care Costs in Retirement

Brace Yourself for High Health Care Costs in Retirement
When planning for retirement, there is often little focus on the detailed costs. Rather, many people simply guesstimate how much money they will need to continue paying for their daily lives and base their contribution rates off that. Unfortunately, one cost is often left out of the planning process, and it can easily be one ...

Discussing Retirement for Couples

Discussing Retirement for Couples
Thinking about retirement isn’t the most pleasant of activities, but it’s a necessary one if you want to be adequately prepared for your golden years. Talking about retirement with your significant other is just as important, since often people are on different pages about how much and when to contribute to their nest egg. Talking ...

Biological Clock Can Tell Your Body’s Age and Possibly Predict Timing of Disease

Biological Clock Can Tell Your Body’s Age and Possibly Predict Timing of Disease
The ability to predict disease may sound unreal, but researchers believe they may have found a tool that can help them predict when in someone’s life disease is most likely to occur. This new biological clock was developed by scientists as UCLA looking to get a better idea of how our body ages and what ...

Boomers Lag on Preventative Services that Could Help Improve Health

Boomers Lag on Preventative Services that Could Help Improve Health
Keeping up with your health as you age can seem difficult. With work, family, bills to pay, and errands to run, you may think that focusing on your health isn’t as important in your middle-aged years, but a recent report shows it’s more important than ever. Preventative Care in Middle Age A report by the ...

Finding the Best Nursing Homes in Texas

Finding the Best Nursing Homes in Texas
Long term care often brings about many difficult decisions that families must make. Along with the already stressful emotional aspects of dealing with a loved one who needs care, finding a good facility is at the top of the list of things families struggle with when faced with this kind of situation. Fortunately, US News ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...