Life Events: Disabilities or Chronic Illness

Life happens. Will you be ready?
Throughout your investing life, you're going to experience life events — some planned, some not — that will affect your finances.
We're here to help you prepare for those critical times of financial change.

Managing a disability or chronic illness

Illness or disability can come without warning. These resources can help you prepare and plan for the future.
Keep in mind:
Assess how you're managing your current situation, like finances and self-care
Evaluate your prognosis
Consider your future circumstances

Play video to learn 6 steps to help
you control your
future health
care costs

Our panelists offer tips you can use today to get a head start managing health care expenses.

Long-term care insurance: Understand your options before you buy

Consider long-term care insurance if you want to help protect assets.

How do I take charge of my health care?

Understanding some of the common pitfalls of the healthcare system may help you save money.

Advance directives:
Planning ahead for
your own care

Conveying your
decisions for
end-of-life care

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This material should be regarded as educational information on healthcare considerations and is not intended to provide specific healthcare advice. If you have questions regarding your particular situation, please contact your legal or tax advisor.

Any information presented about tax considerations affecting your financial transactions or arrangements is not intended as tax advice and cannot be relied on to avoid any tax penalties. Neither Merrill Edge® nor its Financial Solutions Advisors provide tax, accounting or legal advice. You should review any planned financial transactions or arrangements that may have tax, accounting or legal implications with your personal professional advisor.