Month: April 2019

So your parents are getting ready to retire

You’re in your late 20s or 30s, and your parents are getting ready to retire. They’ve had long careers and are getting ready to enjoy their golden years. As our parents start to age, we all have to confront some uncomfortable truths about how the nature of our relationships are going to shift. It’s important to think about (and, even more importantly, talk…


Questions everyone should ask themselves as they plan for retirement

We’ve put together a list of questions that too many people never ask themselves as they’re getting ready for retirement. If you’re aging (or someone you know is aging), it’s probably time to start thinking about these questions and putting plans into place. SocialShould I prioritize living close to friends and family? What social…


Why is long-term care insurance more expensive for women?

Many people are surprised to learn that long-term care insurance is more expensive for women than for men. Some people even wonder if it’s legal to charge different prices for different genders! Well, it is legal. In this post I will walk through why women pay higher premiums than men and will discuss the basics of how insurance companies set premiums and…