In theory, building wealth sufficient to support retirement is not difficult. It’s really about the money you invest, its growth rate and the time period over which it grows.
Kimberly Foss discusses what her female clients need to know about planning for health care in retirement and when they should consider long-term care insurance. “Age, health history and family support are all factors in deciding whether long-term care insurance is needed or not,” Kimberly says.
Kimberly Foss bylines an article for NextAvenue on ways women can cut long-term care insurance costs, including talking to an advisor about options, reducing the risk of premium hikes, opening a Health Savings Account, etc.
Kimberly Foss discusses why oil, telecoms and REITs may stand to benefit in 2017, as investors still need income from dividends. She also notes how the changing political landscape may also help.
In an article discussing CD ladders, Kimberly Foss notes that they work best for conservative investors or those in need of a conservative portion of a diversified income portfolio. She will use them, for example, for a widow who has not been the decision-maker in the financial sphere and is conservative.
Kimberly Foss highlights some of the biggest retirement saving mistakes to avoid, including overestimating wage-earning years. Kimberly notes that some workers insist they will work until age 70, so their nest egg has more time to grow. Trouble is, that’s not always possible.
Kimberly Foss discusses why millennials should steer clear of target date funds. She covers avoiding “set-it-and-forget-it” investments and explains the importance of working with a financial advisor to create an overall wealth plan.
Amid recent market volatility, Kimberly Foss reminds investors to focus on asset allocation and diversification. “Investing is a long-term endeavor: Stay diversified and stay the course,” she says.
Divorce is difficult at any age, but when it involves the division of a lifetime’s worth of assets – multiple properties, retirement funds, and investment accounts – it can seriously undermine the economic well-being of both parties involved.