Gifts for Senior Milestone Birthdays

There are quite a few milestone birthdays we encounter during our lives. Some, like 18 and 21, have legal implications that make them worth noting. Others, such as 40 and 50, usher us into a new stage in life that matters to us on a social level. Still others, like …

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Estate Planning Updates

This week is National Estate Planning Awareness Week, which makes it a great time to reassess your estate plan and determine whether there are any changes to be made.   Verify asset value: If you’re leaving assets such as real estate or antiques behind, their value will fluctuate over the …

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Life Insurance Awareness Month

September is Life Insurance Awareness month and at The Retirement Institute, that means we spend a few weeks deeply focusing on life insurance and how it impacts both pre- and postretirement seniors.   Why Life Insurance Matters to Seniors   Many seniors are concerned about the legacy they’ll leave behind …

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Five Medication Mistakes

Five Medication Mistakes   It’s not unusual to be regularly taking one or more prescription medications by the time you reach 55. Even if you don’t take a prescription med, you might be taking over-the-counter meds such as aspirin, Benadryl and Aleve to help with your pain, allergies and sleeping. …

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Should You Discuss Retirement Plans with Your Kids?

You’re not the only person who has a vested interest in the success of your retirement plan. If you’ve got children, then it’s likely that they too are concerned that you’ll have enough saved to retire, live comfortably and pay for adequate medical care. The Many Reasons Kids Are Concerned …

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