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The Complete Cardinal Guide

TO PLANNING FOR AND LIVING IN

RETIREMENT

WE HELP YOU EMBRACE THE 7 WORRIES IN RETIREMENT

“Finishing Well”

with Hans Scheil

Retirement planning involves a lot more than just managing your money. This show is the complete guide to planning for and living in retirement, helping families finish well. Host Hans Scheil will discuss a new topic every week ranging from Social Security and Medicare to IRAs and taxes. Follow along each week by downloading the corresponding chapters below for free! New episodes air Saturday mornings on the Truth Network. All episodes are posted on ITunes, Spotify, TuneIn, Sticher, and on this page. If you have any questions you would like Hans to answer on air or any comments please fill out the form below!

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Medicare Annual Open Enrollment 2019: A complete guide to making the right decisions for you

On October 15th, the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), sometimes referred to as Medicare Open Enrollment, started. Medicare beneficiaries have 54 days, until December 7th, to make sure they have the best coverage for 2020. What exactly are the...

A Summary of Medicare Annual Open Enrollment for 2020 Coverage

Medicare Annual Enrollment, which takes place from October 15th through December 7th every year, is underway. Most consumers rely on advertisements, seminars, or company presentations to learn about their options. These do not usually give a full picture...

What a Recession Could Mean for your Retirement

The economy has been booming for the past several years. We’ve enjoyed a period of financial ease as a country. However, the more the economy expands, the more people anxiously wait for its decline. Economist after economist speculate about when the next...

What is the Difference Between Medicare Supplements Plan F, Plan G, and Plan N?

When starting Medicare, most beneficiaries get the choice of going down two different routes. The most common route is Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) paired with a Part D prescription drug plan, and getting a Medicare Supplement. We talk about the...

How do taxes change in retirement?

Retirement brings a lot of changes, one of the most significant being the way you are receiving your income. Instead of coming from your employer, you are getting a Social Security check, possibly a pension, and then taking the rest from the saving...

Life Insurance After Retirement

Once you retire, it can seem like the need for life insurance goes away. Your children are grown and have their own jobs, your spouse has Social Security coming in every month, you have low or no loans, and your bills are a little smaller than they were...

The 4 Solutions for Long Term Care: Hybrid Long Term Care Insurance

The need for long term care services is going to explode as baby boomers continue to age. The big question that this presents is how these services are going to be paid for? Medicare does not pay for them.  At Cardinal, we believe there are 4 solutions to...

The 4 Solutions for Long Term Care: Self Insurance

The need for long term care services is going to explode as baby boomers continue to age. The big question that this presents is how are these services going to get paid for? Medicare does not pay for them.  At Cardinal, we believe there are 4 solutions to...

The 4 Solutions for Long Term Care: Traditional Long Term Care Insurance

The need for long term care services is going to explode as baby boomers continue to age. The big question that this presents is how are these services going to be paid for? Medicare does not pay for them.  At Cardinal, we believe there are 4 solutions to...

The 4 Solutions for Long Term Care: Short Term Care Insurance

The need for long term care services is going to explode as baby boomers continue to age. The big question that this presents is how are these services going to get paid for? Medicare does not pay for them.  At Cardinal, we believe there are 4 solutions to...

Finding a Professional Caregiver: From Mediocre to Match Made in Heaven

Guest post by Kyle Murray of Aware Senior Care. Growing old at home can be daunting as daily tasks like washing the dishes or grocery shopping become more difficult, but most people acknowledge they’d prefer to age in place. Many people will consider...

Should I Enroll in Medicare if I am still working?

In a perfect world, the day you turn 65, you retire, stop your work medical coverage, and start Medicare. While this is great in theory, most people do not live this lifestyle. According to the  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 40% of people over age 55...

Give your Grandchild the Gift of an IRA

Almost every client we talk to wishes they began saving for retirement sooner. Since you can’t turn back the clock, why not improve your child, or even grandchild’s, prospects for building adequate retirement savings? What better way to teach them about money,...

Know a military vet turning 65? Here’s how Medicare can work with VA health care

Credit: CNBCIf you get health care through the Veterans Health Administration and are nearing your 65th birthday, don’t overlook whether Medicare would make sense for you.While not all military veterans rely on VA health care, those who do might not...

How much will Medicare cost me yearly?

We get this questions about yearly cost a lot from clients. The cost of Medicare is hard to sum up because it is so different for every person. While some parts of Medicare everyone has, there are other parts of Medicare that individuals get to choose. Due...

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