Senior Living

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Senior Living Basics

What is estate planning?

Estate planning is the process of arranging who will receive your assets when you die.

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Best retirement plans

Not all retirement plans are equal. Find out the ones that work best for you.

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What is a fixed annuity?

Here’s what you need to know about fixed annuities, their drawbacks and who should consider buying them.

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What is a deferred annuity?

Despite its advantages, a deferred annuity has some clear drawbacks, some of which are substantial.

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Latest Articles

  • Life stages in retirement

    Retirement income needs change at different life stages, ranging from the go-go years to the no-go years.

    1 min read Jul 25, 2014
  • Getting your affairs in order

    It’s better to come to grips with an eventuality by looking at the basics of estate and life planning.

    1 min read Jul 16, 2014
  • Will you age in place?

    I’ll admit to being fascinated by this topic even though I’m a decade from when I plan to retire. There’s always a slideshow showing the top 10 places to retire, based on some decision points that [...]

    2 min read Jun 30, 2014
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  • Worrying about outliving your money?

    One concern that seniors have is whether they will outlive their income. That concern is called longevity risk. Financial planners have different approaches to this in managing their clients financial [...]

    2 min read Jun 30, 2014

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