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Now is the time of year when we get together for traditional family gatherings. On a less joyous, but equally important note, it’s also an ideal time to have important conversations with parents, siblings and other close relatives about their estate plans. Sure, you have to pick your moments carefully, and not everyone’s going to be in agreement. But, this recent Kiplingers Personal Finance article had some great tips (albeit pretty basic) about getting end-of-life documents in order. If nothing else, you want to make sure you have four key documents accurate and up to date:
Sure, the cost of staying healthy is rising much faster than inflation. But, staying calm and working the numbers realistically can go a long way to keeping you on your feet...
From 2005 to 2010, According to the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research & Educational Trust, employee’s contributions to premiums have gone up 47 percent, inflation has also rose 12 percent, yet worker’s wages have only increased 18 percent. The constant issue of health-care reform amongst politicians remains and Americans are paying the price.