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Alternatives to Traditional Long-Term Care Insurance


34:46 minutes

About this Client Classroom

Long-term care expenses can make the money you saved for retirement vanish in an instant. But purchasing long-term care insurance - which was traditionally used to protect those assets – has become tenuous proposition for consumers. Join John as he welcomes Rex Cretella - senior partner at Northeast Brokerage – to discuss the current state of the long-term care industry and how consumers can protect themselves with alternative strategies.

Client Classroom is provided for educational purposes only and should not be relied upon as financial advice. Rex Cretella and Northeast Brokerage are unaffiliated with HTK. The views expressed are those of the presenting party and all data is derived from sources believed to be reliable. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results.

John Caserta, Managing Director, MSFS, ChFC®, RICP®, CLU®

Your Instructor

John Caserta, Managing Director, MSFS, ChFC®, RICP®, CLU®

John Caserta is a leading Chartered Financial Consultant with a Masters in Financial Services and a highly-sought after authority on personal finances with a passion for educating people about all-things-money. In addition to regularly appearing on Good Morning Connecticut on WTNH, John has been featured in and authored articles for numerous publications including The Wall Street Journal, US News & World Report, Business Insider, and Advisors Magazine. He has traveled throughout the country educating thousands on how to take control of their personal finances and has spoken at numerous universities including Yale, Sacred Heart, UConn, Vassar, and Ohio State.

Dedication and motivation are no stranger to John with his growing designations. With John's RICP® (Retirement Income Certified Professional), he has the knowledge to assist clients with Social Security, pension plans, annuities, tax-efficient withdrawal strategies, and more! Additionally, John's CLU® (Certified Life Underwriter) provides him with comprehensive training in insurance and risk management. With this knowledge, John can better assess clients' insurance needs and help them select appropriate policies to protect their financial well-being.

In addition to serving as an At-Large Delegate for the Yale Board of Governors, John serves as immediate past President of the Yale Club of New Haven and is the recipient of the Leadership Award for Volunteer Innovation & Service by the Yale Alumni Association. John and his wife Adriana live in North Haven, CT where they recently welcomed their first child Karina Blakaj Caserta on August 30th, 2023!

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