Monday, April 12, 2010

Focus On Fitness To Limit Lifetime Health Care Expenses

“With health-care reform now a reality, some of us are relieved and some of us are worried about how it will change not only the medical landscape but our expenses. We often feel we're not in control when it comes to health care. But in reality, we are in control of how much we will spend on medical treatment in the future. How? By how healthy we are now and in the future. Healthier people have lower medical expenses, so taking action to improve health is a step toward creating a better financial picture. The average total medical expenses in retirement are $250,000 per couple, according to the National Business Group on Health, a nonprofit agency. Being in better than average health can lower that expense. Staying in shape can lower our...

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