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Grandparenting: Getting Started
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Grandparenting
Getting Started
Financial Topics and Tools
Having a new grandchild is a lot like having a new child -- it can change your priorities completely. The sooner you start planning, the more you can do for your grandchild. Use the resources in this section to get organized.


Set your goals.  Now that you have grandchildren to spoil, figure out what your financial goals are.  Goal Definition Worksheet>>>


Remember the estate tax. 
 Leave your estate to your grandchildren and loved ones -- not to taxes. Assess how much your estate would be taxed. Estate Tax Calculator>>>


Know how much you can spend. If you're getting closer to retirement, gauge how much you can afford to withdraw each year throughout your retirement.  Retirement Distribution Planner>>>


It's A Fact

Financially prepare to take care of yourself throughout your retirement years! You may live longer than you think and face unexpected expenses like long-term care and medical emergencies.

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