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Supporting Aging Parents

If you’re taking care of an aging parent or another loved one who needs special care, consider purchasing additional life insurance. If something happens to you, the financial burden of taking care of that loved one could fall to your spouse or children. Buying or adding to a term policy or whole life policy can help your family pay for ongoing care or nursing, as well as your funeral and burial costs, final medical expenses, estate costs or other financial obligations.

Below are some helpful guides, calculators and videos.

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Insurance Needs to Consider as a Caregiver
Being a caregiver to a parent or loved one comes with many new responsibilities. Learn about the kinds of insurance you need as a caregiver.

Understanding the “Five Year Look Back” Medicaid Provision
Find out how to avoid disqualification from Medicaid benefits as a result of the “Five Year Look Back” Medicaid Provision.

4 Steps for Managing Financial Challenges as a Caregiver
If you’re one of the more than 50 million Americans caring for another adult, you may feel overwhelmed by the emotional challenges, lifestyle changes, and financial responsibilities of your role. Learn how to adjust your financial plan now that you are a caregiver to elderly parents, and what resources are available to you.

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Get the No Nonsense Guide to Increasing Savings: 25 ways to start saving more today

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Coverage Estimator
Answer some simple questions about yourself to find out how much life insurance coverage you need.

Budget Calculator
Start with how much you want to pay each month and then determine the most coverage available for your budget.

Social Security Retirement Income Calculator
Use this basic calculator to help determine how many retirement years you may need to plan for or how many years you may need to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Saving for Retirement Calculator
This preretirement calculator will help you determine how well you are prepared and what you can do to improve your retirement outlook. Find out how much of your salary you should save for retirement on a monthly and yearly basis.

Retirement Living Expenses Calculator
Use this calculator to help compare living expenses now with the day you retire. This will also help you plan your saving requirements for the day you retire.