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Why Long-Term Care Insurance Is a Bad Investment

March 7, 2018

Via: TheStreet

Long-term care insurance is supposed to ease fears about long-term health care, but advisors warn that it can do the opposite.

Long-term care insurance can increase rather than reduce risk in retirement, according to financial planner Melinda Kibler of Palisades Hudson Financial Group in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

“Mathematics work against [long-term care insurance] because most people will need long-term care eventually,” Kibler says. “For insurance to make economic sense, the risk must be spread across a pool of participants.”

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