No. of Recommendations: 1

"The worries about the house repairs and a new auto purchase and redoing the
kitchen become a tad mute."


What REALLY can keep you awake at night, as you age, is the BIG "What if...?" "What if my spouse or I contract a serious, life-threatening illness or condition that costs gihumungous sums of money, far beyond what we have?"

With some medicines and procedures costing hundreds of thousands of dollars, how many of us can deal with such things -- unless you are truly wealthy (a millionaire) or a D.C. politician (with platinum medical coverage)?

THOSE worries are real, certainly in this country!

Print the post  


The Retirement Investing Board
This is the board for all discussions related to Investing for and during retirement. To keep the board relevant and Foolish to everyone, please avoid making any posts pertaining to political partisanship. Fool on and Retire on!
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.