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October 8, 2020
Long-Term Care Insurance: When and What Kind?

By Kent Schmidgall

Although the current and future costs of long-term care are a chief concern for many, especially as we age, long-term care planning remains one of those less-than-desirable topics to raise with y... Read more

Retirement

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September 2, 2020
Income Planning and IRMAA in Retirement

By Angela Muckler

Medicare is an area that practically every American will encounter when planning for retirement. It sits at the intersection of health and wealth in your financial life plan, and so often surface... Read more

Retirement

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August 6, 2020
Reframing the Social Security Claiming Decision for Married Couples

By Jeffrey Levine

For many, correctly answering the question, “When should I begin to take my Social Security benefits?” is a critical step toward making sure their retirement income and savings last at least as l... Read more

Retirement

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August 6, 2020
Relief for Retirement Account Owners

By Buckingham Team

On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law. Since then, the U.S. Treasury Department has issued guidance to clarify and, in some cases, e... Read more

Retirement

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June 30, 2020
Minimize Regret Over Maximizing Returns

By Doug Buchan

“Maximizing returns” is a phrase that you’ll hear bandied about ad nauseam on both Wall Street and Main Street. As in, “My goal is to maximize my returns.” Is it though? Is that really the goal?... Read more

Behavioral Finance / Investing / Retirement

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June 29, 2020
Cultivating an Abundance Mindset, Even in Difficult Times

By Becca Craig

Cultivating an “abundance mindset” might be far down your list of what needs attention today. In times such as these, you might even believe that the thing most in abundance right now is a mounti... Read more

Behavioral Finance

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June 29, 2020
Have a Conversation, for You and Your Family

By Connie Brezik

During this pandemic, you may have family or friends whose health has been directly affected by COVID-19. And the longer you live, the more people you know will face significant health concerns.... Read more

Financial Planning

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May 6, 2020
The Key To Saving More For Retirement: Using Your Imagination

By Tim Maurer

The coronavirus is dominating our attention so pervasively in the present moment that the notion of retirement seems even more distant for savers. That’s understandable—natural, even. But it’s pr... Read more

Retirement

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April 6, 2020
CARES Act Relief for Retirement Account Owners

By Buckingham Team

Several provisions of the massive coronavirus stimulus package – the CARES Act – signed into law March 27, 2020 deal with retirement accounts and offer relief both to their owners and beneficiari... Read more

Retirement

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November 7, 2019
How to Craft a More Fulfilling Vacation

By Tim Maurer

With the back-to-school chaos behind us, the year’s end and the recurring planning topics that correspond with those boxes on the calendar—tax and retirement planning, and especially charitable g... Read more

Financial Planning

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