It’s that time of year. Unless you routinely file for an extension, you are thinking about taxes, meeting with your CPA, hoping you’ve thought of every potential deduction and that your tax liability doesn’t change your Mediterranean cruise into a staycation. Two Thoughts One is if you have a tax-qualified long-term care insurance policy you
As Silvia Smith wrote on her blog Marriage.com: “The rush you get when you fall in love with someone mobilizes all your senses, and causes a whirl of emotions, thoughts, and, not to forget, chemical reactions – all of which inevitably make you yearn more and more and more. “Nonetheless, at some point, these emotions
We’re living longer. And longevity comes with its own challenges. Opportunities, too. But as Lisa Gray writes in her article, “The Four Faces of Retirement,” retirement is different today, “… aging doesn’t mean “old.” “Senior” doesn’t mean decrepit and retirement doesn’t mean stagnation.” Research revisioning retirement conducted by AIG SunAmerica and the Dychtwald Group suggests
November is a busy month with many important causes in the spotlight! Touching on a few of our favorites, this month marks a period of awareness for Long-Term Care, Alzheimer’s Disease, Family Caregivers, and even Adopt a Senior Pet!
Get ‘er done … scratch, scratch … get ‘er done … scratch, scratch … get ‘er done … scratch, scratch …. Sound like a broken record? It should if you’ve been reading our News Briefs and blogs over the years. Here’s a new twist on risk The government statistics for years has projected that by
The window is closing. Washington state’s WA Cares Fund deadline is November 1, 2021. If you don’t have private long-term care insurance in place by that date and you are a W2 employee, your January 2022 paycheck will include a .58% tax. We could make a lengthy list of negative things about this legislation. But
I am widowed. Most of my friends are widows. A couple are widowers. But most are widows. You might even call us elderly orphans. I’m not wild about the term. I like to think about us like wine. We get better with age. But many of us are basically orphans. No kids. No family close