Are you prepared when illness strikes? More than two out of three bankruptcies are caused by medical problems.
44% of Americans got hit with a medical expense they didn’t expect in the year prior.
What can you do now to potentially fend off financial ruin caused by medical problems?
This article on Market Watch shares some tips. Read more for how to start saving today: This is the thing most likely to cause you financial ruin – but few prepare for it.
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Planning now may keep you independent longer. Read more about retirement savings: Retirement Savings: Don’t Tap Them Too Early.
Are you planning for retirement and wondering where to start? Many people start with a Will. That’s putting the cart before the horse. Read more for where to start: Where to Start When Planning Your Estate.
Estate Planning attorney, Terry Garrett, is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is active in the Texas and Austin Bar Associations. She graduated with honors from Cornell University. She was on the Dean’s List at Wharton Business School. She earned her J.D. at Columbia Law School, receiving the Parker Award and a Mellon Fellowship.
She assists families of people with special needs, people planning for the retirement years and people administering estates.