With the average life expectancy of Americans at 77.8 years, the likelihood that we will need long-term care (LTC) has increased dramatically. In fact, more than half of us will spend part of our lives in situations that require some sort of LTC. Americans who reach age 65 will have a 70 percent chance of […]
Planning for a baby with your partner? Check out this calculator below to see if you’re in a good financial place to start.
As the end of 2012 approaches, we know you are busy with holidays, family, and travel, but it is also a good time to do some last minute tax planning. Currently, a significant number of tax breaks, collectively known as the Bush-era tax cuts, are due to expire on Dec. 31, meaning taxpayers could have […]
Being financially independent for retirement is one of the top goals for Americans. However, a recent study shows that half of Americans will die with almost no assets, and half of Americans will rely only on Social Security for income. With low asset levels, paying for unanticipated expenses and even raises in cost of living […]
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, […]