Question: I am considering two different job offers — one pays more, but the other has better benefits. I am leaning toward the one with better benefits since I like that security. What do you think?
Answer: What if your boss owned your house?
In years gone by, share croppers labored under this arrangement. Ministers used to commonly live this way. And many in the military still do. Each of these has the same cloud looming over their heads in their later years: “Where will I live when I can no longer work for the roof over my head?”
When I was 9-months-old, my parents learned that I was blind and the doctors did not give my parents a very optimistic outlook on my life or my potential. My parents enrolled me in a school for the blind when I was 4 and that is the first time they had ever met another blind person, and they were all kids. They never met a successful blind adult until much later in my life.
Question: I went to see my financial guy about retiring and all we talked about was my mutual funds. I know that is important, but do I also need to be talking to an attorney for my will? And what about long-term care?