This is a table that shows the minimum assets and income each state allows nursing-home residents and their spouses to keep.
Okay. You need a grownup question to ask your parents besides, Can I borrow the car keys? Or Have you seen my car keys? When am I going to get a car? Can I get a raise on my allowance? Can I have a toy, ice cream, ANYTHING? You are WAY PAST those whiny ones. …
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.
My last article “Goodbye in Her (or His) Eyes” was a little hard to read as it discussed situations in which a healthy spouse doesn’t stick around when the other spouse needs long-term care…either by choice or by death. Just a few days after it was published, I heard from an agent who has been …
Publicity around the Supreme Court’s decision to nullify the Defense of Marriage Act on June 26, 2013 has centered around the ability to file joint tax returns and collect survivor social security benefits. My first reaction was “What about the ability to take advantage of the spousal impoverishment benefits under Medicaid?”
Buying long-term care insurance is like buying a car. You pay for the core components like an engine and four wheels with tires on them, then add the options that mean the most to you.
I will do a series of posts on how to conduct the essential long-term care insurance employee education so that employees of all ages apply along with their spouse and eligible family members. If you can’t wait for all of the posts, you can always grab a copy of my book, Phyllis Shelton’s Worksite Long-Term …
CNBC allows you to vote on “Would You Buy Long-Term Care Insurance” at this story: http://www.cnbc.com/id/47703131 This article says the premiums are expensive. I hear that all the time. Are they expensive? I have to expand the question to those who make that statement. Long-term care insurance premiums are expensive compared to what? Compared to …