Note – some investors well below age 65 may not read this assuming it does not apply to them or Medicare is too far away. However, I think this is valuable information to understand because the federal government’s shift towards “means testing” will likely grow as a larger portion of the national budget transitions toward… Read More
Overview of Medicare Enrollment
One important area of planning for a successful retirement is to have adequate health care coverage. Health care costs have been escalating at over twice the rate of inflation for a number of years. For those wanting to retire prior to age 65, health care is typically one of the largest “bridge” expenses to cover… Read More
What Is Retirement Planning?
One of the most rewarding aspects of my job is helping my clients plan for and transition to a successful retirement. I work with clients from a wide range of personal and professional backgrounds, such as: corporate executives, real estate agents, widows and widowers, teachers, engineers, CEOs, professors, policemen, divorcees, TV directors, business owners, therapists,… Read More
A Basic Overview of CCRCs
One of the decisions we all need to make in retirement is how do we want to be cared for in our later ages when we may need some assistance. I think for most people, they immediately think of long-term care insurance, which may help to offset the cost of skilled nursing care needs, but… Read More