Retirement Planning

Having the Money Talk

Having the Money Talk
Let’s be honest; it can feel as awkward as having the sex talk with your kids. Money is one of the most difficult things to agree on between spouses and no one likes to... read more
Published on April 4, 2016.

The Cost of Longevity: Types & Costs of Long-Term Care

The Cost of Longevity: Types & Costs of Long-Term Care
When it comes to creating a safety net for retirement, Baby Boomers are looking at weaving together their savings, benefits and insurance; however, estimating needs and costs for the future can feel overwhelming at... read more
Published on March 31, 2016.

Fear of Burdening Our Families as We Age

Fear of Burdening Our Families as We Age
Conversation Relieving the Pressure The sense of not wanting to be a burden to our families as we age is an emotion that runs deep for many. When it comes to relieving the pressure and... read more
Published on July 3, 2015.

Understanding Medicare and Kicking Off Open Enrollment

Understanding Medicare and Kicking Off Open Enrollment
Chances are if you’re turning 65 you received your 2015 Medicare and You Handbook in the mail. It is in the pile with the AARP subscription and maybe a few other new offers coming... read more
Published on October 15, 2014.

Single Seniors: The Impact of Aging on Unmarried Baby Boomers

Single Seniors: The Impact of Aging on Unmarried Baby Boomers
The baby boomer generation is a widespread topic of discussion as a wave of the population turns 65 at a rate of 10,000 every day for the next 19 years. According to data from... read more
Published on October 10, 2014.

Top 5 Friday: Resources for Long-Term Care and Insurance

Top 5 Friday: Resources for Long-Term Care and Insurance
It is Top 5 Friday! Every month, we share the top 5 online resources you need to know about when tackling a particular topic. As part of Sound Option’s August topic of the month,... read more
Published on August 22, 2014.

True or False: Common Myths about Long Term Care

True or False: Common Myths about Long Term Care
Throughout the month of August, Sound Options is focusing the conversation around long-term care, insurance, and the safety nets we build around ourselves as we age. When it comes to long-term care insurance, common... read more
Published on August 8, 2014.

From Generation to Generation: How to talk about LTC financial planning & impacts on family.

From Generation to Generation: How to talk about LTC financial planning & impacts on family.
As baby boomers turn 65 at a rate of 10,000 each day, an entire generation is looking at their retirement and asking what it will look like to age well? How this question is... read more
Published on July 31, 2014.

Building Safety Nets as We Age: Coverage, Consulting, Community & Care

Building Safety Nets as We Age: Coverage, Consulting, Community & Care
Between the rising costs of health care, insurance, long-term care, housing, etc., figuring out how to age well can feel like a high-wire act. Not only is it complicated to get where you’re going,... read more
Published on July 30, 2014.

Long-Term Care Insurance: A Protection Planning Tool

Long-Term Care Insurance: A Protection Planning Tool
Guest Contributor: Mike Thompson, CLTC®, Principle at Thompson Financial LLC What Is It? Long-term care insurance (LTCI) In return for your payment of premiums, a long-term care insurance (LTCI) policy will pay a selected dollar amount per day... read more
Published on July 28, 2014.

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