Looming Cost Of Long Term Care

These financial advisors help their clients tackle this unknown looming cost of long term care; 70% of us will need. CNBC KEY POINTS. A person turning 65 today faces a nearly 70% chance of needing long-term-care services during their remaining years, government research shows. With prices soaring on insurance policies that provide straight coverage, some […]

Appraisers and Inspectors

10 things real estate appraisers or home inspectors won’t tell you. Apprasiers. We’re working under a cloud. There are about 80,000 real estate appraisers in the U.S. and they play a key role in most home sales: Until they weigh in with a determination of a property’s value, the buyer typically can’t finalize a mortgage. (Appraisers […]

MAKING YOUR MONEY LAST

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MAKING YOUR MONEY LAST Making your money last in retirement. Live Well Without Running Out of Money in Retirement. These money-generating tactics will help retirement savers enjoy their Golden Years without stressing over cash. As you near retirement, you might look back and think that saving for this next stage of life was the easy […]

Boomers move to be near grandchildren

Baby-chaser index tracks boomers who move to be near grandchildren Where millennials lead, their parents and grandparents may follow Some grandparents are willing to uproot themselves if it means they can be closer to their grandchildren. No need to take that trip to grandma’s house — she may be coming to you. A quarter of […]

U.S. Govt- How to pay for care

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U.S. Govt- How to pay for care. Costs & How to Pay for care – Paying Privately for care – Reverse Mortgages to pay for care. I found this publication by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on LongTermCare.gov.   To help find your path forward. The Basics Just beginning to think about long-term care? Start here; it’s […]

Taking Early Social Security Benefits Are Few

Good Reasons for Taking Early Social Security Benefits Are Few. Forbes Retirement Taking Social Security benefits as early as possible, at age 62, is not very beneficial for an American retiree concerned with maximizing their post-working income. This is according to Steve Vernon, FSA and consulting research scholar in the financial security division at Stanford […]

Aging in Place

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Diving Deeper into Medicare Advantage’s Potential for Aging in Place Aging in place remains a major priority for many seniors who take out a reverse mortgage, using the proceeds from their loan to help make the goal of staying in their house more possible. With newly proposed changes to the Medicare Advantage program having the […]

Don’t Ignore Reverse Mortgages

Despite Tough Sell, Don’t Ignore Reverse Mortgages. from Financial Advsior Magazine. Clients who risk running out of money in retirement can likely benefit from a reverse mortgage, especially if they take out the mortgage early in retirement, according to Christopher Mayer, chief executive at mortgage lender Longbridge Financial, and Wade Pfau, professor of retirement income […]

Aging in Place

Diving Deeper into Medicare Advantage’s Potential for Aging in Place Aging in place remains a major priority for many seniors who take out a reverse mortgage, using the proceeds from their loan to help make the goal of staying in their house more possible. With newly-proposed changes to the Medicare Advantage program having the potential to allow […]