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Retirement Planning

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Selecting The Right Start Date for Social Security Income: A 6-Step Solution Welcome back! In the previous post discussing common obstacles to knowing when you should start Social Security, we introduced Natalie, a hardworking healthcare professional unsure about when to begin claiming her Social Security benefits. The common challenges Natalie and many of others face...
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Natalie asked, when should I start taking Social Security? Natalie worked in healthcare her entire life. She raised children, largely alone, and put them through college. Natalie was unsure if she had enough money to retire, and unsure about when to start Social Security Retirement Income. She had many friends and they would talk about...
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"How do you make a plan today when you have no idea what could be happening some day in the future?" Find out what Annalee had to say!
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An aging plan helps you make difficult decisions now and communicate them to your loved ones. This way, you can live with independence and dignity all the days of your life on earth.  Watch our Aging Plans movie to learn more! Skip ahead to: Questions an aging plan answers (19 min) Family meetings (28 min)...
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What makes a successful retirement? More than money!  Dr. Michael Finke is a researcher who speaks around the country about financial planning. His research shows there are three pillars to happiness in retirement: Money Health Relationships Dr. Finke’s unique perspective argues that we ought to invest in each of them. Money Retirement is more than...
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Read to learn how we simplify the complex decision of choosing a Medicare plan. Also check out our Healthcare Costs in Retirement and Health Insurance and Healthcare Expense Management. You have three big decisions to make: Age 65, start Medicare Part A (even if you do not plan to use Medicare yet). When you are...
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Social Security Retirement Income (SSRI) provides a safety net for Americans. SSRI is also divisive–many people feel like it won’t be around when they need it! Read on to learn about how much SSRI pays, to whom, and a high-level overview of how it works. Did you know that in the year 2022: The average...
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Happy in a Wheelchair
Retirement is a time of relaxation and enjoyment after years of hard work, but it also brings new challenges, particularly when it comes to healthcare costs. As we age, medical expenses tend to increase, and without proper planning, these costs can quickly become a burden. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the various factors...
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Retirees face unpleasant taxes on Medicare Karl Frank recently published an article in Retirement Investor about an unpleasant surtax for some retirees. Read this post to learn more about the Medicare surtax that might surprise you. One of the least pleasant surprises in retirement is to find out that you suddenly have to pay more...
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