Everyone needs a financial plan

At some point you will be responsible for your own money. If that is not currently the case for you, here are some ideas to help get your financial plan in order. Retirement fund. Saving for retirement is crucial. Even small amounts can go towards U.S. savings bonds or mutual funds with an automatic savings plan. […]

Changing marital status? What you need to do

Have you recently married, divorced, or lost a spouse? A change in marital status should prompt a review of financial matters, but at such a time it is easy to overlook the details. Here are a few reminders and suggestions. Insurance coverage. When your marital status changes, review your insurance policies. Combining separately held health insurance […]

What you need to know about long-term care insurance

Long-term care insurance has the same tax-favored status as regular health insurance. In recent years, a number of employers have started to offer long-term care insurance as an optional employee benefit, and most insurance companies offer individual policies. Insurance typically covers the cost of extended care in a nursing home. As well as in your […]