As health care costs rise, there is more overlap than ever between health decisions and financial decisions. So much is obvious to forward-thinking financial advisers, but what is less clear is where health care itself is heading in the 21st century.
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The offering is billed as a new and affordable way for independent financial advisers to obtain ACA-compliant medical health insurance for themselves, their licensed staff and their families.
Simply put, a lack of insight and advice means Americans are failing to take full advantage of health savings accounts (HSAs).
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Changes in health commonly cause early retirements, according to CRR researchers, as do spousal retirements and marital status changes.
When individuals plan ahead for long-term care, they can better secure their own future while reducing financial burdens on their friends and family.
Ninety-one percent believe their savings will last throughout their lifetime, MassMutual found in a survey.
But less than half are willing to do the same for better health care benefits, Willis Towers Watson learned in a survey.
While 80% of investors say their adviser discusses risk tolerance, only 50% say they bring up the subject of guaranteed lifetime income.
However, they also say their wealth has helped them live a healthier life, UBS found in a survey
Health care costs, especially, come with sticker shock
Only 25% expect life to be better in retirement, Nationwide found in a survey.
Furthermore, only 37% are contributing to an IRA, and 18% to a HSA, Edward Jones learned in a survey
Of the 48% who say their health care costs have increased, more than one-quarter have decreased their retirement plan contributions.
The guidance covers verification procedures, timely loan and hardship withdrawal repayments, and health care coverage.