For many policy owners, these cost of insurance (COI) increases came as a major (and unpleasant) surprise. While certain carriers have been raising rates at a relatively modest 5 or 6%, others have ratcheted up their premiums by as much as 200%. Continue reading →
Then, of course, there’s the financial aspect of caregiving to think about. From protecting a parent’s assets to making sure their retirement savings will last, caregivers often end up with a whole lot on their plates. Continue reading →
The financial industry at large is still one that’s mainly dominated by men. According to a 2017 report from the global consulting firm Cerulli Associates, just 16% of financial advisors are women. Continue reading →
Finances are possibly one of the most emotionally charged topics a family will ever have to discuss.
Guilt, obligation, embarrassment, hurt – these feelings are so often tied up with a person’s ideas about money that it’s the rare family who can converse on the subject without someone feeling upset. Continue reading →
Today’s retirees are living longer, are often more active, and are expecting more out of their senior years than previous generations did. That’s part of why so many retirees are embarking on encore careers or starting their own businesses.