Short-Term Care Insurance: An Efficient Alternative to LTCI
STCI, also known as recovery insurance, is essentially a form of critical care insurance that functions much like long-term care insurance.
Families Find Caregivers in Increasingly Short Supply
As the popularity of professional long-term care services grows among seniors, so does the need for informal assistance from adult children and other family members.
Setting Realistic Goals for 21st Century Retirement
Many early and pre-retirees maintain unrealistic expectations regarding the lifestyles they'll be able to maintain.
Discussing long-term care insurance can be tough—assuming advisors can get their clients to discuss it at all.
People Living Longer but Not Addressing LTC: Northwestern Mutual
Despite being aware of the implications of longevity, only a fraction of Americans have planned for long-term care, according to a new study.
5 Reasons Consumers Flunk LTC Planning
Sloth, denial and tight budgets may not be the only villains.
Jeff Brown Tackles Tough Annuity Questions
Why don't more people annuitize? How should retirees fund their health care? Economist Jeffrey Brown has studied these difficult questions and more, Michael Finke writes.
How to Turn Workshop Attendees Into Clients
Holding Social Security workshops to attract pre-retirees is all the rage, but here are two methods to convert attendees into clients, from advisor coach Kaselnak.
Nothing Sells Like Team Spirit at MetLife
MetLife Solutions Group says team selling has provided its advisors three benefits: Clients get holistic planning, and advisors increase business and stem losses.
Despite Their Financial Power, Women Save Less Than Men
Women tend to save less for retirement than men, despite the fact that women now enjoy more financial power than ever.