SMART Insurance Basics

Benjamin Franklin once said “Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.” Life is full of risks. It is one thing that is certain in life. Although one cannot control death, one can control how to protect loved ones through life insurance. Here are some insurance basics to help you navigate through the maze!…

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Life expectancy is increasing, but as a result many people are living longer in poor health. Coupled with rising medical costs and the potential cutbacks on programs like Medicaid, it is extremely important that everyone, especially those in their 50s, begin to address the major components of long-term care (LTC). In this article and video…

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Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)The “activities of daily living,” or ADLs, are the basic tasks of everyday life, such as bathing, continence, dressing, eating, toileting, and transferring (such as moving from bed to wheelchair). Long-term care provides assistance for the these tasks to maintain quality of life. Adult Day ServicesAdult Day Services are designed especially…

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Why you need a financial plan

In this series so far we covered how a financial plan can help you optimize your Social Security benefits. Click here to read part 1 and part 2. With advances in technology, you can easily analyze and compare different strategies and the results that follow. The purpose of a financial plan is to discover and establish…

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In this series, we are covering the importance of a personal financial plan. You can read Part 1 here. Studies have shown it is the primary way for people to feel confident about their money and retirement, especially when it comes to Social Security. With advances in online technology, a good financial plan can help…

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Financial Plan for financial independence

Many people think that a financial plan is only for people with money. Studies show however that a comprehensive financial plan benefits everyone, regardless of income, age, and net worth. In fact having a financial plan is one of the sure ways to get into a higher income bracket!  Interested in getting one for free?…

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Benjamin Franklin once said, “Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.” No one wants to think about death, but a little planning can ensure your assets are divided smoothly after you are gone. Make a plan. A will dictates where your assets go when you die. Without it, you will not…

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No matter how much you are worth, it is important to have an estate plan in place to protect yourself, your loved ones and your assets. An effective estate plan is one of the best things you can do for your family to ensure you pass on as much as possible, on your own terms,…

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