Articles Posted in Health Care Planning

10.23.19Any high-income professional must expect that at some point there will be a bad outcome and a lawsuit against them and/or their practice. Doctors, in particular, need to be sure that they have the correct protection in place.

Whether you are a surgeon, chiropractor or cardiologist, at some point in time, some patient is going to commence a lawsuit alleging malpractice, warns Physician Sense in the article “The Do’s and Don’ts of Asset Protection for Doctors.”

With a good chance of being involved in a malpractice suit at some point in your career, the time to think about protecting your assets is right now, before a patient sues. After the fact, this might look like a way to avoid a creditor. Many courts will cancel those actions.

5.9.19.jpegNearly half of American households older than 55 have no retirement savings. The U.S. Government Accountability Office says that this number is actually better than in the past.

According to the article from CNBC, “These people are on the verge of retiring—and they have nothing saved,” an analysis of the Federal Reserve’s Survey of Consumer Finances shows that 52 percent of households had nothing saved for retirement in 2013. The number is now at 48 percent. It is not much of an improvement.

If your household is behind on retirement savings, here’s what you can do:

MP900438735We understand people are living longer and many live into their 90s. More than 25 percent of seniors living at home receive help with day-to-day living activities. Ten percent of seniors older than age of 80 live in a long-term care facility. Have you made prudent plans for longer living?

Medical issues associated with aging are most apt to be the reason life gets expensive during your later years. It’s very useful to look forward and understand the types of medical issues that could happen down the road. That’s the advice from a recent article in the Oakville (ONT) Beaver titled“Living in your later years can be expensive – plan ahead.”Americans, just like our friends to the north, need to better understand how to plan for the future. This article gave some interesting perspectives on the aging process. Here are some facts:

  • People are living longer and many live into their 90s.
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