Planning matters

Is a Retirement Community Right for You?

Seniors planning to move into continuing care retirement communities expect to enjoy amenities such as libraries, fitness centers, and dining rooms while they’re healthy, and to receive excellent skilled-nursing care if they fall ill. When all the pieces fall into place, that’s exactly what happens. It’s important to ask the right questions to ensure that…

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Health Care Costs in Retirement

Having enough money to pay for medical expenses in retirement is an important component of your overall financial picture. Being aware of potential health care costs during retirement may allow you to better understand what you can pay for and what you can’t. Health Care Expense Breakdown A retired household over the age of 65…

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401(k) Rollover Considerations

A common question from our clients is what to do with an existing 401(k) account when changing jobs – leave it? Roll it? Convert it? Let’s look at 5 different ways you can handle the money you’ve accumulated in your employer-sponsored 401(k) plan after you no longer work there. 1. Leave it in your current…

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Infographic: Social Security Announces 2022 Adjustments

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Will Social Security Be There For Me?

When we talk with clients about planning for retirement, many express concern about the viability of the Social Security system. Some people feel compelled to start drawing at the earliest possible age to ensure they get some payback. Others request that we omit Social Security income in their retirement projections, despite years of payments into…

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