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Suze Orman Speaks Out About Long-Term Care Insurance

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The Talk

Hear Rob Lowe, Maria Shriver & others have "The Talk" about long term care planning.

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The Duckett Family

The story of my dear clients, Vernon and Helen Duckett.

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Barbara's Decision

After buying a long term care policy 10 years ago, Barbara doesn't have to worry about burdening her children with the cost of her care.

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Assisted Living

Long term care insurance has allowed her 84-year-old mother to have peace-of-mind after moving into an assisted living facility.

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The Balancing Act

Phyllis Shelton was a guest on Lifetime Television's "The Balancing Act" to talk about how caregiving without the help of long term care insurance can crush the dreams of millions of American women, emotionally and financially.

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Parkinson's Disease

His mother lived to age 91 with Parkinson's Disease, and the costs would have been overwhelming without long term care insurance.

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Motorcycle Accident

In an instant, a tragic accident turned a loving wife into a long term caregiver.

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Latte or Long Term Care?

Over twenty states are suing the Federal government over the Medicaid expansion. Medicaid is projected to consume more than a third of state budgets in 20 years, and the driver of that growth is LTC.

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Feb
02

Welcome from Phyllis Shelton

This website is for consumers who don’t have a local insurance professional to answer their questions about long-term care insurance.

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Aug
02

Federal LTC Insurance Program Rate Increase

The Apprentice started January 3, 2008

The employee education program for the Federal government’s group long-term care insurance program in 2002 beat Donald Trump to The Apprentice.

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Jun
26

Operation TRIPLE Starfish – LTC, FIAs and GOLD?

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Today’s turbulent economy is forcing Americans who value their independence over anything else to find new ways to remain financially secure into old age. Long-term care insurance can play a huge role in that picture, but there are two other things you can do of which you may not be aware.

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Jun
22

Operation Starfish – Are You That One? Women, Please Act NOW!

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Are you that one? Do you have children or other loved ones who will suffer if you don’t plan for long-term care? Book a time TODAY as time is almost out to get a policy that doesn’t charge women more.

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Jan
10

Calling All Single Women Without Long-Term Care Insurance (and their single friends)

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If you are a woman who wants to keep your independence as you age, this article is for you.

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Dec
16

Parents and Children: Have “The Talk” This Christmas

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Give your children the meaningful present of planning for long-term care so they don’t have to handle it for you.

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Oct
02

Why Would Anyone Buy a Long-Term Care Insurance Policy Without Home Care Benefits?

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Why in the world would anyone want to buy long-term care insurance without home care? There are other really good reasons besides the significant premium savings.

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Aug
08

Phyllis Shelton on Live Radio Show 3-4 pm CST Sunday, Aug. 9

Peter Rosenberger live radio Sundays 3-4pm CST

Phyllis Shelton is honored to appear on Peter Rosenberger’s live radio show on Sunday, August 9th from 3-4 p.m. CST to discuss how long-term care insurance can be a lifeline for caregivers.

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Jul
26

How an Equity Index Annuity, aka Fixed Index Annuity, Can Help People Who Have Waited Too Late to Buy Long-Term Care Insurance

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I found equity index annuities (fixed index annuities) because I was searching for a way to help people who are totally uninsurable for any kind of traditional or combo LTC product.

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May
24

Welcome to New Subscribers and How to Evaluate a Rate Increase

Facing a rate increase on your long-term care insurance policy? Apply Phyllis Shelton’s formula to evaluate whether or not to accept it before making any decisions.

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