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28 Feb 2020

Mastering Money 2/28/20

Post by MoneyRadio Staff

A new trend is developing in modern financial planning. Many men are getting INTENTIONAL about planning for the woman in their lives– Why? Consider this statistic: Eighty percent of men die MARRIED, but Eighty percent of WOMEN… die SINGLE! And because many women are younger than their husbands, they may spend five to fifteen years on their own in old age.  Consider also that women are much more likely to become care-givers for a parent and even  their husbands at some point. In her 60s a woman’s estimated risk of developing breast cancer is one in eleven, but for developing Alzheimers it is one in SIX. So not only might a woman live for a  long time in her elder years, her odds of doing it with dementia are high.  Today we’ll review how many retired couples are re-thinking and re-engineering their portfolios to plan for… the woman of the house. You don’t want to miss today’s show… MASTERING MONEY is on the air!