Growing older requires most of us to think about the road ahead and things we have never approached before. A big one is the “R” word. Yes, retirement starts to get closer. If you have taken the time to prepare, then it’s probably an exciting time. But if you didn’t prepare, the thought of retirement can fill you with a sense of dread.
The inflation adjusted income provided by Social Security makes it a significant retirement asset. With the decline of guaranteed pensions which had historically been a major income source, maximizing your Social Security benefits is a crucial foundation to building a successful income plan. Do you know when to file for benefits and which filing strategy best meets your needs?
In addition, health care expenses are predicted to continue increasing. This means a health care strategy containing provisions to meet your health care costs, and possibly long-term care costs is also important. Do you have a health care strategy?
Finally, have you considered how to handle volatility and estate planning?
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