TITLE

Americans Not Prepared for Disability…

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Aug2007, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on how poorly prepared U.S. citizens are for becoming disabled. Research conducted by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners indicates more than half of Americans do not believe they could cover their expenses if they found themselves disabled for a year or more. Only 44% had secured long-term disability coverage. According to the U.S. Social Security Administration, one-fifth of all U.S citizens will experience a disability lasting at least one year before they reach the age of 65.
ACCESSION #
26087912

 

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