On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed into law The SECURE Act. The bill is designed to ease the looming retirement savings crisis by creating additional incentives to save for retirement. As with most legislation, the SECURE act comes chock full of niche provisions that will affect relatively few people. That being said, it does have a few more broad-sweeping ones that will almost certainly impact … Read more
This post is the second of a three-part series on retiree healthcare expenses.
Part 1: Drivers of Retiree Healthcare Expenses
Part 2: Understanding Medicare
Part 3: Factoring in Long-term Care
In Part 1 of this series, we looked at the impact of health status, income, insurance coverage, and location on a retiree’s healthcare expenses. In this post we are going to take a deeper dive into … Read more
Ten years ago, I decided to make a major career change that I knew could have longer-term repercussions and affect my overall financial health. Up to that point, I thought I had been financially savvy by maxing out my retirement savings, tracking my spending, saving for retirement and investing that savings in a range of ways. But I didn’t have a formal financial plan in place. … Read more