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It’s Not Too Early to Plan for Retiree Health Coverage (October 2011)

Did you know that once you retire, you may be eligible to continue your university-provided medical and dental coverage? You only need to meet certain age and service requirements at the time you retire. Keep in mind, however, that the cost of retiree coverage is more than you pay as an active employee today. That's because the university contributes more towards the cost of active coverage than retiree coverage. So it's important to factor in the cost of your medical/dental benefits as you plan your future retirement savings. More...

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Considering Long Term Care Insurance? (October 2011)

Perhaps you have an aging parent or have seen an elderly relative or friend struggle with chronic health issues. Long term care insurance may be something to consider. It provides financial assistance in the event that you, your spouse, same-sex domestic partner, parents, parents-in-law, grandparents, or grandparents-in-law need medical and personal care for a chronic health condition or disability. This benefit could give you and your family much-needed health and financial security during retirement. More...

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