As you head into retirement, it makes sense to reevaluate your insurance coverage and make sure it’s sufficient. Now that you’re about to retire, it’s an excellent opportunity to take a fresh look at your life insurance coverage. It might be that you can give up a policy or two, or that you can change
Lessons to learn from this experiment. Retirement is ideally a happy time of your life, freeing you up to do things you’ve long postponed. However, the prospect of retirement can also cause stress if you’re not sure you have enough money to retire in the lifestyle you’d like. We suggest a dry run: Try living
Say ‘no’ to loan requests and protect your wealth—and relationships. Some people may treat you differently when you’ve acquired substantial wealth. Chalk it up to human nature, but you might find an unusual friendliness mixed with the occasional request for funds—a loan, a gift, a pledge, or some other way to spend your money Saying
The financial considerations of retiring “earlier” or “later” If you can retire by choice, the question of “when” comes to mind. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of retirement at three different ages. At 62, you can claim Social Security. That alone prompts some baby boomers to consider retiring. Leaving work at 62
Also known as a living will, personal directive, advance directive or advance decision. Planning ahead for future health care decisions is an important step for you, your family and/or loved ones. In the event of a major health event, where you may be unable to communicate, an advance health care directive provides medical instructions that
An executor ties up personal and/or business affairs after someone passes away. The executor may also be referred to as a personal representative in some states. The executor may include more than one person or, in fact, a financial institution who stands in for the deceased party. The executor will gather the assets, settle any
You may find that you have accumulated a number of workplace retirement accounts over the years. Consider consolidating these assets into a single rollover IRA to simplify your life and help you take better control of your financial future. Thanks to favorable tax laws, your retirement plan assets can be as mobile as you are.
The most important thing to know about caregiving is that you do not need to do it alone. Getting support for your role as a caregiver is your first priority. Consider asking for help from other familymembers asking for help from your community asking for help from friends andneighbors sharing your struggles with managers,coworkers and