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Financial Tips for Snowbirds …

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This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones

your stage of life will help determine if you

are prepared to be a snowbird now or if

depend on what sort of snowbird existence

you have in mind. Do you want to buy a

second home or just rent? Will you be gone

just a few weeks each year or several months?

Clearly, to ensure a successful snowbird

experience, you’ll need to identify your goals

and create a strategy for achieving them.

Snowbird today - If you’ve reached a point

where you can indeed make your snowbird

dream a reality, and you’re ready to pack

your bags, you’ll need to take action on some

practical matters, such as these:

• Secure your home. If you have a security

system, make sure it’s armed and working

properly. Stop your newspapers and

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magazines, forward your mail, ask your

neighbors to remove any stray papers, flyers

and advertisements from your porch or

entryway, and arrange to have your snow

• Notify your bank. To fight theft, the fraud

departments of many banks are getting more

aggressive in spotting and denying unusual

charges. That’s why it’s important to give your

bank your temporary address and contact

information before you leave. By doing so,

you can reduce the risk of your account

being frozen temporarily if your financial

institution can’t reach you with questions

about charges from an unexpected location.

You also might find it useful to open a bank

account at your snowbird site.

• Pay your bills. If you already pay all your bills

automatically through bank authorizations,

you may not have to do anything when you

leave. But if you still pay some bills the oldfashioned

way, with checks and envelopes,

look for these bills in your forwarded mail.

• Track your investments. You can probably

track the progress of your investments

online, and it’s a good idea to do so, just as

you would at your permanent address. Even

if you’re only gone for a couple of months, you

may need to make some investment moves,

so stay on top of your accounts and contact

your investment professional as needed. As

always, though, don’t overreact to sudden

market swings—ideally, you’ve got longterm

strategies in place that can serve your

needs in most investment environments.

The life of a snowbird can be a pleasant

one, so take the necessary steps before you

leave—and enjoy your days in the sun.

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