Four Reasons Why Your Parents Could Be Your Biggest Retirement Risk
June 15, 2015
"Saving for retirement is an incredibly difficult task, as the path to retirement is filled with hurdles like paying for your children’s college education. However, one hurdle you might not think about is your parents. "
If you are like many of our Trusted Advisors, you probably work with a lot of prospects who can afford to self-insure in the event that they need long-term care. When you are trying to educate a client on the value of planning ahead this is a tough objection to overcome!
"Medicare beneficiaries need to pay for a sometimes significant portion of their health care costs. Just like private health insurance, Medicare requires beneficiaries to pay premiums, deductibles and coinsurance. But there's a lot you can do to keep these costs manageable. Here are some steps to minimize Medicare's out-of-pocket costs."
Readers Share Their Stories of Loss - The Wall Street Journal
April 21, 2012
"This column is based on the questions, insights and experiences of readers. There were questions about long-term-care insurance, hospice coverage and Medicare, and many emotional tales of families in similar—and sometimes much more difficult—circumstances."