Tag Archives: Benefits

26. Optimizing Your Social Security With Beth Ingle



With so many people in the US taking advantage of Social Security benefits within their retirement plan, it’s important to fully understand how to make the most of the program and ensure that you’re receiving the optimal benefit..

In this episode, Tim Whisler is joined by Beth Ingle, a certified senior advisor with Living By Your Design. Beth shares her knowledge about Social Security benefits and discusses what could happen to your benefits if you choose to return to work after retirement.

Beth discusses:

  • How you can access your Social Security information online
  • The role of Social Security in your retirement plan
  • The impact of working part time on your retirement benefits
  • How your age when accepting Social Security changes your benefits
  • And more!

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About our Guest: 

Beth Ingle has 40+ years of working with people and helping them make life changing decisions. The first 37 years were spent working as a Service Representative, Claims Representative and a Technical Expert with the Social Security Administration. It was a rewarding but challenging career and helped me realize that I wanted to continue helping others, particularly Older Americans, after I retired. I have spent the past 5 years working for Living By Your Design helping others make some very difficult, life altering decisions for themselves or their parents. By treating them with compassion and respect she hopes that she is able to give them Peace of Mind as they navigate the journey of aging.

Investment advisory and financial planning services offered through Simplicity Wealth, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Sub advisory services are provided by Advisory Alpha, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Insurance, consulting, and education services are offered through The Whisler Agency. The Whisler Agency is a separate and unaffiliated entity from Simplicity Wealth, LLC, and Advisory Alpha, LLC.

 


Episode 13 – Planning for Long-Term Care as You Plan For Longevity in Retirement – With Bill Comfort, CSA®, CLTC®



When approaching retirement, retirees and pre-retirees should focus on learning new things, having a comfortable income stream, and most importantly, planning for longevity.

In this episode, Tim Whisler sits down with the president of Comfort Long Term Care, and the director of training and development for the certification in long-term care designation, Bill Comfort, CSA®, CLTC®. Bill explains the importance of addressing longevity in your retirement income plan to achieve a comfortable and long retirement. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The details of Bill’s 30 year journey in the industry 
  • The meaning of long-term care  
  • The difference between long-term care and healthcare 
  • The truth about at-home long-term care 
  • Common long-term care myths and misconceptions 
  • How COVID-19 has changed the way retirees receive long-term care 
  • And more!

Tune in to find out why planning is so important when considering long-term care insurance! 

Resources: Tim Whisler | The Whisler Agency | (309) 291-0491 | Bill Comfort, CSA®, CLTC® | Comfort Long Term Care 

Investment advisory and financial planning services offered through Simplicity Wealth, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Sub advisory services are provided by Advisory Alpha, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Insurance, consulting, and education services are offered through The Whisler Agency. The Whisler Agency is a separate and unaffiliated entity from Simplicity Wealth, LLC, and Advisory Alpha, LLC.