Are you a Solo?

  • Age 50 or older?
  • Currently single (widowed, divorced, separated, never married, or don’t have a life partner)?
  • Don’t have adult children who could provide help as you age, when needed?

The Soloist is a Newsletter that Addresses Your Needs. As Solos grow older, they need a plan for realizing their hopes, meeting their needs, and dealing with the challenges that often come with aging. That’s true for anyone, but it’s especially important when you’re a Solo. If you don’t have a plan, other people will have to make decisions for you, without any clue as to your preferences or wishes.

Welcome to The Soloist, a newsletter from Davis Financial Group, where we share information, expertise, interviews, and stories to help Solos live well, take good care of themselves, and make wise choices for their future.

Coming in 2024: The Guidebook to Solo Aging

Since the launch of The Soloist newsletter in 2000, we've posted more than 30 articles on what it takes to age well as a Solo. Look for new and expanded content in our forthcoming Guidebook to Aging Solo, to be released in early 2024.

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Financial planners, estate lawyers, Aging Life Care™ Managers, accountants and daily money managers— there’s a whole cadre of professionals just beginning to awaken to the Solo population.

When I was in grade school, I calculated that I would be age 52 at the turn of the century. I couldn’t begin to imagine living that long. But I did—and then some. Which begs the question, have I gotten any better at guessing my life expectancy?

This article is the third in a series that can help you pressure-test your assumptions and estimate your life expectancy in a more informed way. In my first article, I talked about some of the reasons people avoid thinking about their life expectancy. In a second piece, I discussed people’s tendency to overestimate or underestimate their longevity by five years or more.

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