Resources

www.bankrate.com — CD rates with personal finance advice

www.bauerfinancial.com — a free rating report on the financial strength of banks and credit unions

www.fdic.gov — review the FDIC’s frequently asked questions, which should help clarify what is and is not covered by FDIC

www.ambest.com — to check on the financial strength of the insurance company offering your annuity

www.treasurydirect.gov — for buying your U.S. Savings bonds and I Bonds

www.nolhga.com — for comparing life and health insurance agencies

www.mint.com — free Internet tool that can do the categorizing of your expenses for you

www.livingto100.com — online tools for determining life expectancy

www.personalfund.com — a quick way to help uncover all of the fees you are paying on mutual funds

www.medicare.gov — use its long-term care calculator to find out what percentage of people with similar histories needed long-term care and what percentage did not and the average time and average amount of money spent on long-term care

www.LTC-Expert.com — visit this website to get an idea of how much long-term care insurance premiums cost

Budget Data Gathering Form — visit this page to download the budget data gathering sheet

Social Security Retirement Income — Maximize Your Social Security Retirement Income.  Try our free Social Security Calculator.

www.Annuity-Expert.com — Learn more about the pros and cons of Annuities.

www.peoplesmemorial.org — Final Expense for people in the State of Washington.

http://fersguide.com/ — The unofficial FERS retirement and benefits guide.

John Hancock Life Expectancy Calc. – Life Expectancy Calculator