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Are You Ready for Longevity? 4 Steps to Take Now

Did you know that a non-smoking 65-year-old woman today has a 50% chance of living until 88? A non-smoking 65-year-old man has a 50% chance of living until 85? That's how life expectancy works - the longer you live, the more likely you will live longer.

Given that you could be well on your way to becoming a nonagenarian, here are four smart moves to help keep you and your family protected as you age.

1. Consider long-term care

For a married couple, on average, it's likely that one spouse will end up in a nursing home. The time to think about how to pay for long-term care is well before you ever need it. Consider purchasing

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