If you’re facing unemployment or concerned about the possibility of upcoming layoffs, there are some small, proactive steps you can take now to help make this difficult time more manageable. Build Your Network. It’s estimated that over 80% of open positions are filled through networking.1 The easiest time to build your network is while you
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
Your insurance at mid-life: Gauging if you are underinsured. Life comes with all sorts of curveballs. Sometimes, they’re easily overcome and even end up being positive experiences. But every now and then, something unexpectedly serious can happen. When was the last time you assessed your insurance coverage? It may be time to reevaluate your needs.
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
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
Understanding the basics of Medicare A, B and D will help you take necessary steps on schedule. It will also help you deal with problems in the system when you must. Begin the enrollment process in advance of your 65th birthday, or immediately after any other qualifying event, in order to become eligible for benefits
The risks to your wealth aren’t only in the financial markets. The wealthier you become, the more liability protection matters. We live in a litigious world, one in which even friends and neighbors can be convinced to see opportunity in the wake of misfortune. A (larger) umbrella liability policy may be an excellent idea. Could
A look at three other Long-Term Care (LTC) coverage options Traditional long-term care insurance has grown costlier—and some of those who buy it may never need the coverage. Are potentially cheaper, flexible options available? Yes. 1 Hybrid life insurance policies with LTC riders. These life insurance policies have LTC coverage options available for a fee