In eight minutes, we review some important reasons why you should have a budget, and some simple steps to get you started.
Medicare, Medicaid, Medigap — understanding healthcare options in retirement can be as confusing as reading a medical chart if you haven’t had the right schooling. Take seven minutes to learn about the different types of coverage and how to fill the gaps in basic Medicare.
How do you start saving for a college education? And what’s the difference between 529 plans, custodial accounts (UGMA/UTMA), and Coverdell Education Savings Accounts? This nine-minute video helps you understand your options and what you need to get started.
In this six-minute video, we’ll show you the four main components of a budget, look at some guidelines for an everyday budget, and outline the steps to create and update your own personal plan.
What is Full Retirement Age, or “FRA”? How do you decide when to claim Social Security? Learn how longevity may affect your decision, and review the pros and cons of claiming before your FRA in this nine-minute video.
How much can you expect to spend on healthcare in retirement? In this 7-minute video, we look at some current healthcare cost projections for retirees, including a breakdown of 2018 Medicare costs.
It’s no secret that healthcare costs can take up a big part of your annual budget. In this seven-minute video, we look at both current costs and how you can plan for future healthcare expenses — both in your working years and through retirement.
In this video, learn about each of the legs of the traditional “three-legged stool” for retirement income: employer pensions, Social Security, and personal savings and investments. We provide an overview of the three pillars along with the most important considerations for each.
In this intro to investing, we talk about setting investing goals and choosing appropriate risk levels for your timeline. We also explain asset allocation and the importance of looking at ALL of your assets when making investment decisions.
Once you’ve determined your expected income and expenses in retirement, you may find that you won’t have enough income to meet your needs and goals. Closing this difference, or “gap,” is an important part of your retirement income plan.