If it wasn’t already difficult saving for retirement, uncertainty about the cost of health care has become a major concern. Would you turn to a financial advisor for guidance?
Perhaps, but you’ll need to do some vetting to figure out if your advisor is the right choice.
“You want that expertise, that knowledge of the healthcare options, but you need that peripheral vision of a [CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional] to understand the tax impact, the cash flow impact, all the other ways in which your health care impacts your total financial picture,” says Eleanor Blayney, [CFP®,] consumer advocate for the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. “Find somebody who really can look over all the factors of your financial situation.” Read more >
October 29, 2013