Living with MS can create several changes in life for people with MS and their families. Often times, financial changes are common among people with MS, and sound financial planning becomes an important part of looking toward the future.
The National MS Society has a partnership with the Society of Financial Service Professionals to provide experts with advanced knowledge of financial planning and insurance issues.
Financial Service Professionals provides advice and/or assistance with:
- Basic budgeting and bill paying
- Credit card management
- Creating savings
- Insurance analysis, claims assistance
- Employee benefit analysis
- Retirement planning
- Estate planning
- Legal planning (wills, special needs trusts, living trusts)
The Long Island Chapter has a 71-page booklet and information guide available called "Adapting: Financial Planning for a Life with MS." It is a good tool for any person or family, regardless of their current financial status. Contact the Programs Department at 516.740.7227 or 631.864.8337 to receive a free copy.