27 03, 2020

Who Does Coronavirus Put Most At-Risk?

As coronavirus spreads across the U.S., public health officials are issuing more warnings. Some schools have shut down, and more companies are having employees work from home. While the coronavirus is quite contagious and can be serious, it’s important to know who should be most concerned. While much is still unknown about the virus, it [...]

30 11, 2019

3 Tips for Caregivers: Don’t Forget to Take Care of Yourself

If you’re in your 50’s, 60’s, or 70’s, you probably watched your parents age and maybe took on caregiving responsibilities. In fact, about 34 million U.S. adults provide unpaid care to an adult over the age of 50, usually a parent.[1] Whether you’re working full-time, part-time, or are retired, this can be time consuming and [...]

11 11, 2019

4 Reasons to Plan for Long-Term Care Costs

There’s a 70% Chance You’ll Need Long-Term Care We can all celebrate an increasing life expectancy as we look forward to our golden years. In 1950 the life expectancy for American men was 65.6, and for American women was 71.[1] Now it’s 76.3 for men and 81.4 for women. Of course, many people live to be older [...]

14 10, 2019

Reviewing Your Healthcare Needs in Retirement

Your healthcare needs can change in retirement, as can the way you pay for them. At 65, most Medicare beneficiaries must start navigating a new system. If you are or will be a Medicare beneficiary, one important date that should make it onto your calendar is October 15th. This is the beginning of the Medicare [...]

1 02, 2019

Benefits of Pairing Your IRA with a Health Savings Account

Healthcare costs can skyrocket in retirement, and Medicare only covers so much. A Health Savings Account (HSA) allows you to set aside pre-tax money to pay for qualified medical expenses like deductibles, copayments, and coinsurance to help cover your healthcare costs. An HSA is a great retirement planning tool, especially when paired with an IRA [...]