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Healthcare and retirement

Sometimes I feel that the more I learn about this phase of life traditionally referred to as “retirement”, the less confidence I have about realizing my hopes and dreams for this next phase of my life. I say that primarily … Continue reading

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What can you do when your parents don’t want to talk about money

At some point in your life, the tables will turn – your parents, who likely taught you nearly everything you know, will need a helping hand. Whether that means assisting them in downsizing, navigating the Medicare process, or taking over … Continue reading

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How to plan to stay in your house as you age

Where do you want to age? To spend your quote-unquote golden years. If you’re like the vast majority of people (and my mother…and Carolyn…and me) home would be your preference, rather than a nursing home or an assisted living facility. … Continue reading

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Money Rule #25: Doing nothing can be very expensive.

That’s true in many, many instances. Think of buying a gift for a birthday a week from now. You put it off, then put it off some more. All of a sudden that birthday is tomorrow. You no longer have … Continue reading

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The cost of keeping an aging parent at home

It’s a very common wish: To age at home, rather than in a nursing home or other facility for seniors. I know it’s what my mother hopes for herself (we’ve talked about it) and when I think decades down the … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk webcast recap

Let’s talk! I know I sound like Mike Meyers’ mother-in-law (actually that would be “tawk”) but that was the title of the webcast I hosted last week for Wells Fargo. We did talk, for a good hour, about the two… Continue reading

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Paying for what we value

This is the fourth in a series of posts highlighting results from our Wells Fargo Retirement Study. Our 2010 Retirement Study was conducted to better understand the impact that the current economic environment has had on middle class Americans ranging… Continue reading

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Healthcare costs a growing concern for retirement savers

I recently blogged about the Wells Fargo 2010 Retirement Study, which we conducted to better understand the impact that the current economic environment has had on middle class Americans ranging in age from their mid-20s to their late 60s. It’s… Continue reading

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