Rona Birenbaum

Why my financial planner is a great investment

Why my financial planner is a great investment

Rona Birenbaum: Caring For Clients My husband and I have been working and saving all of our lives. Our house is paid off and we have no debt. But like almost everyone looking ahead to retirement we didn’t really know how much money we need to retire comfortably. So we decided to consult independent, fee-for-service financial planner Rona Birenbaum at Caring for Clients. I have interviewed her for ... »

The pros and cons of long-term care insurance

The pros and cons of long-term care insurance

A guide from the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association highlights the increasing cost of long-term care and reasons for buying long term care insurance. However the high cost and restrictive provisions of long-term care coverage may make it inaccessible for those who need it most. Long-term care is described in the guide as ongoing around-the-clock care in either a specialized residential... »