Long Term Care Educational Series to be Held in Houston

Long Term Care Educational Series to be Held in Houston

As we age, we are constantly faced with change, but possibly none as overwhelming as the change that comes with waning health. Long term care is a common part of retirement and considering 7 in 10 American seniors will need long term care at one point, you’d think it would be a common part of retirement planning, too. Sadly, it is not.

Long Term Care Education

The decisions that come along with aging, retirement, and long term care can be overwhelming if you aren’t sure where to …

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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 of the biggest ones you will face.

Retirement Health Care

Health care costs in retirement can be staggeringly high, with a recent study placing them at around $220,000 for the average couple.

This …

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Talking Retirement with Your Loved Ones

Talking Retirement with Your Loved Ones

The fear of not being able to care for yourself is common, especially among the elderly. Facing that fear alone can lead to financial and emotional disaster in the future, which is why it’s important to engage your family and discuss your plans with them before retirement.

Retirement Worries

Merrill Lynch released a study that helped identify the prevailing hopes and fears that dictate perception of retirement and long term care. The two top worries, they found, were outliving retirement savings and being a burden on family …

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