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Created: November 27, 2023
Modified: May 14, 2024

What Type of Long-Term Care Insurance Policy is Right for Me?

Today’s question is: What type of long-term care insurance policy is right for me?

There are different types of policies out there and buying an insurance policy for long-term care is not the only option. Knowing what’s right for your situation and how it fits into your larger retirement plan is so critical.

Policy Should Align with Your Lifestyle

How am I managing my funds to support my specific lifestyle? How am I preparing for unforeseen medical expenses? And more importantly, how am I developing a long-term care plan to achieve my goals?

All of these aspects should harmoniously come together to create a comprehensive and tailored plan that aligns with your lifestyle.

Which Policy Is Right for You?

Do you want to pay for long-term care? Unfortunately, nowadays, if you’ve ever looked at the prices, it is expensive and there are different types of policies that vary in costs.

Some policies provide coverage for the entire duration of the stay, while others utilize a combination of Social Security and pension to cover the costs.

Another option is to self-insure. Self-insuring means intentionally choosing not to pay the premium, which may be expensive. Instead, you are willing to eat the big cost of that long-term care in the event you need it.

When planning for long-term care, it is crucial to take this into consideration, regardless of the approach you decide to take.

Long-Term Care Costs

That cost could be $10,000 a month for home health care. It could be $15,000 a month for nursing care. It could be even more, so that is not something that you should jump into without giving it serious consideration.

Talk to a Financial Planner

Before moving forward, have a conversation with your financial planner to ensure peace of mind, knowing that the decisions made are well-informed and will provide protection for both you and your loved ones if nursing care becomes a reality.

Information presented in our podcasts is considered current as of the created date. Over time, some information presented may become stale. We recommend you consult with your Financial Professional before making any changes based on information contained here.

Johnson Brunetti is a marketing name for the businesses of JB Capital and JN Financial.

Investment Advisory Services offered through JB Capital, LLC. Insurance Products offered through JN Financial, LLC.

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