Planning matters

Long Term Care Knowledge Quiz

Knowledge is key, and today we thought we’d test your knowledge around long term care. Knowing the costs of different types of care, whether the care is provided at home or in a facility can help you plan for these expenses…

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What is Smart 911 and why would I need to sign up for it?

Would you know what to do if you or someone you love suffered a medical emergency? Smart 911 is a service that allows Clark County residents to create a free Safety Profile for their household that includes important information for 9-1-1 operators and first responders to have in the event of an emergency. It allows…

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Are you ready for your raise at 70½?

At the beginning of each year, we spend a lot of time talking with clients about their Required Minimum Distributions, or RMDs. So, what is a RMD and who does it impact?

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Have I done all I can?

Plan for the best, prepare for the worst. In our case, braving the hurricane. Our daughter lives in Texas. Last week, after her summer visit, we watched her head back to Houston on the red eye. It was the day before Hurricane Harvey.

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A Widow.

I don’t even like the term.

I can’t be, can I? I’m too young to be a widow.

It often doesn’t feel or seem real, but then reality jumps out and blocks my path like a brick wall. Immobilizes. Hard to move forward and no place to go backwards.

After a decade of battling Cushing’s Disease, my husband Robert of 37 years passed away in November of 2015. Following are lessons, insights, and advice learned.

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