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Kiplinger Personal Finance Adviser Newsletter June 2019

June 1, 2019

The word is already out that raises for Social Security recipients will only be around 1.7%. This is down from 2.8% in 2019 but still better than 0% in 2016! Also, there is some new legislation moving through congress that could have an impact on retirees. It is called the SECURE Act-Setting Every Community Up…

Kiplinger Retirement Report Vol. 26 No. 2 – “Are you Really Ready to Retire?”

February 21, 2019

This is a question I go over with my clients on a regular basis. The next stage of retirement life can last 20-30 years or more. This article gives 8 great steps to consider. While a couple of the steps involve investments and spending as one could expect, there are also a few ideas that…

Kiplinger Retirement Report Vol.25 No.11 – “A Move Manager Helps You Downsize”

December 18, 2018

I have had many conversations over the years as well as very recently about downsizing. Sometimes folks want to downsize to simplify their lives. Other times, there is a need to downsize in order to move into an assisted living or nursing home facilities. Either way, the process can sometimes be quite challenging. This article…

Kiplinger’s Retirement Report Vol. 25 No. 3 – “Seven Ways to Maximize Medicare Benefits”

March 29, 2018

I came across this article and thought it was excellent for it applies to many of our clients and approximately 60 million Americans who rely on Medicare for their healthcare benefits. The article by Eleanor Laise highlights everything from free benefits and drug coverage savings, to how to fight for any Medicare benefits that you…

Kiplinger Retirement Report Vol. 25 No. 1 – “Boost a Nest Egg in the Homestretch”

January 29, 2018

At Hill and Hill Financial, we are focused on everyone getting to and through retirement successfully. This is a great article in Kiplinger’s Retirement Report regarding a few strategies for the homestretch to retirement. One of the things I like about this article, is that the author lists out a number of ideas from maxing…

Kiplinger Retirement Report Vol. 24 No. 7 – “Build an Action Plan for Alzheimer’s”

July 29, 2017

As many of you know, Hill & Hill Financial is a proud supporter of Alzheimer’s Tennessee. In our practice, we have lost a number of clients to this vicious disease. This article by Susan B. Garland is excellent for any family who is just beginning to deal with this disease. In this article, the author…

Fun April 2017 Issue of Kiplinger’s Retirement Report

May 5, 2017

This is an excellent article about a challenging topic- managing your money in old age. Let’s face it- at times, it can be difficult and overwhelming depending on your circumstances. The article by Eleanor Laise outlines some simple strategies to tackle the problem starting with keeping things simple. Over the years, I’ve seen many folks…



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