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I Retired Early! Now what do I do for healthcare?

Key Takeaways Plan ahead and work with your wealth advisor well before a retirement opportunity arises. Continue existing coverage through an early retirement package or COBRA if possible. Your healthcare premiums may be much higher after retirement. Congratulations, you scrimped and saved for retirement. You talked to your wealth advisor and finally pulled the plug.  […]

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Last Chance: Sign Up for Tomorrow’s Medicare Webinar!

Tomorrow (Wednesday 10/19) at 11:30am ET, we’ll be hosting a free webinar titled Medicare Made Easy with Howard Peck, an independent insurance broker who specializes in Medicare planning.  I’d recommend attending if you fall into one of the following categories: You want to learn more about Medicare for yourself or a loved one. You are […]

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Medicare Made Easy

As retirement approaches, almost all of us are going to make critical decisions related to medical care.  One of the most important (and perhaps least understood) parts of your plan will be how your Medicare coverage will work. On October 19th at 11:30am ET, we’ll be hosting a free webinar titled Medicare Made Easy with […]

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Pre-Medicare Retirees – What Are Your Health Insurance Options?

Over my career, I’ve worked with many clients who were fortunate enough to retire before the age of 65.  While most people have the goal of early retirement, actually achieving it can also present its share of problems.  In the past, most workers had some type of Retiree Medical program sponsored by their employer which […]

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Social Security Benefits – Look Before You Leap

Key Takeaways The decision of when to begin receiving benefits is a very personal one and there is no “one-size-fits-all” solution. Electing to begin benefits at the earliest age of 62 could mean you will receive 25% less than your full retirement benefit for the rest of your life. Your benefit will increase by 8% […]

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My Parents Can’t Manage Alone. What should I do?

Are one or both of your  parents having health  problems, suffering mental lapses, or just slowing down with age?  Do you find they can’t manage on their own anymore?  If so, you’ll want to consider the various living arrangements that are available to older individuals.  Before you begin, however, you’ll want to talk to your […]

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Health-Care Reform: Looking Back and Ahead

Three years ago, on March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law. While several substantial provisions don’t take effect until 2014, many of the Act’s requirements already have been implemented, including: Insurance policies must allow young adults up to age 26 to remain covered on their parent’s health insurance. Insurers […]

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