Life can change quite suddenly and unexpectedly. Decision-making during these stressful and vulnerable times can be difficult and many times the decisions required can have far–reaching impact. The key is knowing the issues and having a plan in place before the unexpected happens. This guide helps consumers understand the issues as they prepare to work with their advisors.
Who should read this Guide?
If you fall into one of the following groups, you will particularly benefit from this guide:
Part of the sandwich generation – juggling both older parents and children
Pursuing an active retirement lifestyle
Have a young family and are concerned about planning for the unexpected
Have special needs situations
Whether you are currently dealing with the loss of a loved one, or making decisions about an aging parent, or simply want to proactively be ready for the future, this guide will help identify many of the issues, decisions and programs of which you should be aware.
This guide pulls together a wide spectrum of information in a well-organized, easy to read format. We encourage you to use this information along with the appropriate advisors as you make current decisions or prepare for the future.
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