Northington Blog

12.23.14

PlanForComfort: Falling Creek Camp , A Christian Camp for Boys

Getting involved in activities that they enjoy outside or away from the technologies at home at an early age is a good idea. Modeling this as parents is key.

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12.10.14

PlanForComfort: Retirement Yours, Mine, and Ours — A Couple’s Guide to Planning

For couples in or near retirement, an equally important part of the planning process is determining when and how to withdraw money from retirement accounts.

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11.24.14

PlanForComfort: Long-term Care Insurance: Understand Your Options Before You Buy

For the most part, those who need long-term care are left to foot the bill on their own. Neither Medicare, nor Medicare supplemental coverage, also known as Medigapinsurance, nor standard health insurance policies fully cover long-term care. That leaves most of us with two options when faced with such expenses: pay out-of-pocket or rely on private long-term care insurance.

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11.10.14

PlanForComfort: Meet Rachel Pinto, MS, LAC, “Licensed Associate Counselor”

Regardless of the specifics of a divorce experience, nobody can be prepared on his or her own to navigate such choppy waters

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11.3.14

PlanForComfort: Meet Nicole “Cole” Marcorelle, “Wrangler”, Beaver Creek Stables

As long as your children are doing what they love they will be great at it and if they are great at it then they will be successful!

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10.27.14

PlanForComfort: Will Your Money Last? Risks to Retirement Income

When you take this big-picture view, consider the five major challenges most retirees face: the potential for outliving one’s assets; the threat of rising living costs; the impact of increasing health care costs; uncertainty about the future level of Social Security benefits; and the damage to long-term financial security that can be caused by excessive withdrawals in the early years of retirement

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10.20.14

PlanForComfort: College Freshman, A Mother/Daughter’s Story…

I am thankful that I have such a supportive family that will always be behind me and helping me with any problem or challenge that I will face. I know that whatever happens I can count on my Mom, Dad and brother to be there for me and that is important.

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9.22.14

PlanForComfort: Why Women Need to Save More Than Men

Men and women may not be on equal footing when it comes to investing for the future. On average, women work fewer years and earn less than men, but they also tend to live longer. Therefore, women must focus on the concerns that are unique to them when planning for retirement.

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9.8.14

PlanForComfort: Should You Convert to a Roth IRA?

Retirement investors at any level of income can now convert assets from a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA.

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9.2.14

PlanForComfort: Managing Cash Flow in Retirement

Plans and projections are always subject to change. Even with reasonable assumptions about investment returns, inflation, and retirement living costs, it’s likely you will encounter numerous changes to your cash flow over time.

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