Planning for the Unknown: Health Care Expenses in Retirement

Nelson, Christina
December 2008
Journal of Financial Planning;Dec2008 Supplement, p12
Academic Journal
The article discusses efforts by financial planners to help clients plan for health care expenses in the United States retirement market. Estimates for the cost of financing heath care in retirement vary, with different organizations providing different statistics. Financial planners are expected to provide realistic assumptions for health care expenses to best help senior citizens account for them in their retirement planning. Processes to help direct clients through retirement plans are examined.


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