Everyone knows that retirement planning is important; however, people are often unsure exactly when they need to start planning for their retirement. If you are still relatively young, and just starting out in your career, retirement planning is probably the last thing on your mind. In fact, you likely think you are too young to even start thinking about your retirement. The truth, … read more
When Should I Start Retirement Planning?
If you are still in your early 20s, the thought of retirement planning may not even have occurred to you yet – but it should. You will eventually start wondering when you should start retirement planning. The simple answer to that questions is – as soon as you can. Although you may not be thinking about, much less focusing on, your retirement years while still in your 20s, the reality is … read more
Thinking About Moving for Retirement? Think of Estate Planning Too.
When people in the Greensboro, North Carolina area reach retirement age and think about moving, they should also take time to think of estate planning as well. Even though moving to a new state won't necessarily mean that you'll have to change or revise any of your estate planning tools, it's always a prudent choice to speak to an estate planning lawyer anyway. Here is why people … read more
Medicaid Expansion Moving Ahead in Less Than Half of U.S. States
The Medicaid expansion provisions outlined under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will be adopted by less than half of all states, according to a new analysis from Avalere Health. The report says that 27 states will not adopt the expansion, at least not by the January 1, 2014 deadline. However, legislatures in six of the 27 states have not absolutely ruled out the … read more
The Wealthy Don’t Look Forward to Retirement
For baby boomers approaching retirement age near Greensboro, North Carolina, you have probably spent some considerable time wondering what you might do when you no longer have to work. But a recent study shows that the amount of money you make has a significant impact on how you plan on spending your retirement years. Wealthy Retirement Plans A recently released study says that … read more
Boomer Reality Check
If you are an aging baby boomer approaching retirement age, you need to consider a host of issues. Many baby boomers are entirely unprepared for the reality of retired life, while others have put aside thinking about some key issues. Here are some facts about retirement that you might want to consider, especially if you are having a hard time accepting the fact that you’re getting … read more
The Right Retirement Home For You (Or a Family Member)
When it comes to selecting a retirement home, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Even if you already know the type of elder care facility you want, such as a nursing home or independent living center, you will still have to decide on a specific facility. Here are some tips you can use to make that important decision. Make Two Lists Whether you want to stay in the area or … read more