It’s never too early to begin planning financially for the future – evaluating your income, assets, debts, benefits, and other resources is essential to being well-prepared for a future with MS.
Financial Education Partners Program
Are you interested in financial planning and education? If yes, the Society’s partnership with the Financial Education Partners (FEP) program could be a valuable resource for you. The FEP program was established in 2006 by the Foundation for Financial Service Professionals to provide pro bono financial planning and education to individuals with special health or financial circumstances.
What might be addressed during a planning session?
• General financial planning
• Basic budgeting
• Employee benefits analysis
• Investment planning
• Retirement planning
• Estate planning
Participants in the FEP program can expect to receive reliable counseling around financial and insurance issues, provided by a trustworthy professional who adheres to the Society of Financial Service Professional’s Code of Professional Responsibility and has a strong commitment to continuing professional education.
If you would like to arrange to speak with a financial planner, please call the National MS Society at 1-800-344-4867 or email email@example.com.
For more information, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions document.
Adapting: Financial Planning for a Life with Multiple Sclerosis
A 72-page publication addressing financial organization, planning, insurance options, employment concerns, and benefit issues important to people with MS and their families. This financial planning guide provides information and strategies to help families plan wisely for the future and meet financial challenges that often accompany life with MS.
Download here or call 1-800-344-4867 to be mailed a free copy.
This financial planning guide is a collaborative project of the National Endowment for Financial Education, the National MS Society, and Paralyzed Veterans of America.