Here are some articles and blog posts that I suggest for your weekend personal finance reading:
Personal Finance Blogs
Peter at Bible Money Matters provides some excellent insights in Attributes of An Olympic Athlete That Can Help in Your Financial Life.
How Much Life Insurance Do I Need? – Typical Coverage Amounts offers a solid framework from which to start this critical calculation via Money Crashers.
Ornella Grosz offers 7 Key Ways to Parlay Your Money Toward Your Success on her Moneylicious Blog.
Jim Wang at Bargaineering discusses the rebate checks that some of us may be receiving under the Affordable Care Act in Health Care Insurance Rebate Checks: 80-20 Rule.
Posts from Fellow NAPFA members
Jim Blankenship shares his expertise on the timing of Social Security Benefits in Wealth Defense: When Should You Start Social Security Benefits?
Micah Porter discusses Healthcare Costs in Retirement: Medicare Part D. The cost of healthcare during retirement will continue to be a major expense item via Forbes.com.
Other articles from around the web
Amy Hoak reveals 7 ways to prevent theft on campus at Marketwatch.com, this really hits home for us as the parents of two college students.
JP discusses 5 Insurance Policies that Your Family Doesn’t Need on the US News My Money Blog.
Baby Boomer Poll by AARP Finds Half Don’t Expect to Retire was of particular interest to me both as a financial planner and as a Baby Boomer, via Huffington Post.
Christine Benz of Morningstar followed up her great Long-Term Care article from last week with 40 Must-Know Statistics About Long-Term Care.
In case you missed it here is a link to my latest post for the US News Smarter Investor Blog Should I Care If My Mutual Fund Owns Facebook?
Here’s wishing everyone a great weekend.
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