Are You Prepared to Retire?

In 2023, the average American retiree had about $170,726 in retirement savings, a decrease from $191,659 at the beginning of 2022. This 10% reduction is significantly lower than the recommended $555,000. Only 12% of retirees have achieved or exceeded this recommended savings amount. Retirees have expressed various regrets regarding their retirement planning. A majority admit…

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What is 2-1-1 Arizona?

The 2-1-1 Arizona Information and Referral Services program was founded in 1964 as Community Information and Referral Services and incorporated as a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization in 1979. Solari acquired the program in 2017. 2-1-1 Arizona Information and Referral Service operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week and every day of the year.…

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Financial Concerns for Assisted Living?

Paying for assisted living can be a significant financial commitment. Various funding options are available, including personal savings, pensions, and Social Security benefits. Long-term care insurance policies can also help cover costs, but they must be purchased in advance. Veterans and their spouses may qualify for VA Aid and Attendance benefits. Medicaid is another option…

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