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Planning for living arrangements in retirement is a complex process that touches many facets of our clients’ lives, from financial and estate planning to family communication and quality of life questions. Iris Nguyen JD, Wealth Architect, shares some insights.
I often ask my clients to get a bit vulnerable. It takes courage to sit with your financial advisor, maybe even for the first time, and talk about sensitive topics like the purpose of your financial wealth or your goals for non-financial growth. Yet, over the past 25 years, I’ve seen these unvarnished conversations pay real dividends on both material and emotional levels.