The Financial Education Partners (FEP) program provides financial counseling and education free of charge to people living with MS. These services are offered by professional financial planners, through the Foundation for Financial Service Professionals. This exciting program matches professional financial planners with people living with MS to help plan for a life with MS. Examples of topics that financial planners may be able to address are listed below.
- Basic budgeting
- Comparing pros and cons of different ways to save
- Understanding financial eligibility for need-based programs
- Understanding financial details of health insurance coverage and maximizing benefits
- Long-term care, retirement, and estate planning
To learn more about Financial Education Partners or to request other financial resources, call an MS Navigator at 1-800-344-4867 and press option 1 or e-mail MSnorthwest@nmss.org.