Fact Sheets And Publications
Saving and Investing
Saving is essential to financial well-being. Some people save easily, while for others
it is a serious challenge. Either way, it is a key step to financial security in the short-term and the long-term. Investing and planning for future goals like retirement or health care later in life are essential for financial security. Don't wait, start NOW!
- Choosing Financial Advisors [fact sheet]
- Choosing Your Will and Estate Planning Attorney [fact sheet]
- Where Am I Going to Find $2000? [fact sheet]
- Where Am I Going to Put $2000? [fact sheet]
- Financial Records Chart
Other Saving and Investing Resources
Investing in Your Future - a web-based primer on Investing developed by Rutgers Cooperative Extension Retirement Planning
Extension.org Personal Finance – This site provides national Cooperative Extension resources for planning your savings and investing strategies, determining your insurance needs and estate planning information. An Ask the Expert resource links to Cooperative Extension experts who will address your specific questions.
Retirement Planning Resources and Calculators from the Choose to Save consortium of organizations that work together promote saving and financial literacy.
The Ballpark E$timate is an easy-to-use, two-page worksheet that helps you quickly identify approximately how much you need to save to fund a comfortable retirement. The Ballpark E$timate takes complicated issues like projected Social Security benefits and earnings assumptions on savings, and turns them into language and mathematics that are easy to understand. You can either print out the worksheet or use on online version to do the calculation.
Who will Get Grandpa's Farm - A Purdue University publication addressing the transfer of property
Who Get’s Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate – A University of Minnesota Cooperative Extension resource that helps families determine best strategies for managing the tangible assets and heirlooms.
Long Term Care Insurance information for Delawareans from the Department of Insurance.
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