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Health Care Costs Are Cutting into Retirement Preparations

Health Care Costs Are Cutting into Retirement Preparations

This is happening in subtle and not-so-subtle ways.  You may have seen this statistic before or one resembling it: the average 65-year-old retiring couple can now expect to pay more than $250,000 in health care expenses during the rest of their lives. In fact,...
Insurance Needs for Empty Nesters and Retirees

Insurance Needs for Empty Nesters and Retirees

Thinking about coverage as you enter a new phase. With the children now out of the house, financial priorities become more focused on preparing for retirement. At this stage, you may very likely be at the height of your earning power and fast approaching peak savings...
Your Extended Care Strategy

Your Extended Care Strategy

Are you prepared for the possibility – and expense – of eldercare? Do you have an extra $33,000 to $100,000 to spare this year? How about next year, and the year after that? Your answer to these questions is probably “no.” What could possibly cost so much? Eldercare....
Retirement Wellness and Your Money

Retirement Wellness and Your Money

Staying healthy could save you some money.  How healthy of a retirement do you think you will have? If you can stay active as a senior and curb or avoid certain habits, you could potentially reduce one type of retirement expense. Each year, Fidelity Investments...
Understanding Long-Term Care

Understanding Long-Term Care

  The important question: Are you prepared?  Addressing the potential threat of long-term care expenses may be one of the biggest financial challenges for individuals who are developing a retirement strategy. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...