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When Paying for Long-Term Care, You’ve Only Got 4 Options
long term care They all have pros and cons, so which option is best for you? Don’t wait until you need care to think it through.
Important Planning Considerations: Insurance & Long-Term Care
long term care insurance Your retirement plan isn’t complete until you’ve looked into getting the insurance you need, including life insurance, disability insurance and a plan for long-term care.
By Martin Schamis, CFP® • Published
Is Hybrid Long-Term Care Insurance Right for You?
Long-Term Care Insurance If you hate the idea of paying for long-term care insurance you may never use, a hybrid policy could be for you. The money you paid in premiums doesn’t just evaporate if you never need the benefits: Your heirs could get most of it back as an inheritance.
By Bud Boland, CFP® • Last updated
Is Your Retirement Plan Missing an Essential Piece?
long term care Long-term care is a major risk that many financial advisers just aren’t talking about with their clients. Here’s why and some creative options for your own LTC plan.
By David Faulkner, CFP® • Published
The Long-Term Care Conundrum
long term care The costs of long-term care are tough to bear, so what is the best way for you to go about planning for them? Answering these two questions is a good place to start.
By Samuel V. Gaeta, CFP® • Published
Crucial Steps in the Search for the Right Nursing Home
long term care Finding a skilled nursing facility or nursing home after a hospital stay can be daunting. Follow these steps and tips to make the process easier.
By Patricia Mertz Esswein • Published
Plan Now for Long-Term Care
Long-Term Care Insurance You could buy insurance to finance future costs, but policies are pricey. Here’s how to decide whether you need coverage.
By Rivan V. Stinson • Published
A Woman’s Guide to Long-Term Care
Long-Term Care Insurance Who needs long-term care insurance … and who might be able to do without it?
By Michael Aloi, CFP® • Last updated
Long-Term Care Insurance – To Buy or Not to Buy?
Long-Term Care Insurance Should you buy long-term care insurance or save up to self-insure? There are many trade-offs to consider. And, surprise: It doesn’t have to be one or the other. Your strategy over the years can change, depending on your needs and your finances.
By Roxanne Alexander, CFP®, CAIA, AIF®, ADPA® • Last updated
The Odds Say Long-Term Care May Be in Your Future: Are You Prepared?
Long-Term Care Insurance There are options other than long-term care insurance, so it’s a good idea to examine your options sooner rather than later.
By Gary Crawford, Investment Adviser Representative • Last updated