Your mindset and goals continually evolve over time. At age 25, you might be focused on paying off student loans and saving up for your first home. Your career is just getting started, and post-work years are well into the future. At 50, however, you’re starting to imagine a time when the career hustle won’t be a part of your life anymore — and neither will your usual income setup. Just as your life changes, your investment decisions may develop as well.
The average annual healthcare expense per individual rises from roughly $2,000 for 19-year-olds to about $11,000 for retirees (age 65+).1 As Americans pay more for medical care, they often seek ways to save for emergencies. Health savings accounts (HSAs) and health reimbursement accounts (HRAs) can help.
Beginning in February and March 2020, America, Canada and Europe locked down cities, closed businesses and halted travel amidst the onset of COVID-19. Six months later, we’re still experiencing the pandemic’s global impact in our communities. A record number of people have applied for unemployment in America since March, and millions are still left jobless, behind on their bills or struggling to make ends meet. If you and your family have been financially hit during the COVID-19 pandemic, here are a few things you can do to help handle and overcome your financial stress.