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Three Long-Term Care Insurance Options

We’re often asked what long-term care insurance product we like the best or recommend. Our response is always, “It depends.” We’re not trying to be evasive. It just depends on each client’s health, wealth and financial goals. Currently, there are three long-term care insurance (LTCI) products in the market: standalone or traditional, life insurance based

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Long-Term Care is Double Trouble for Women!

Long-Term Care is Double Trouble for Women!

In my work with couples it’s quite common for one spouse/partner to want long-term care insurance and the other to be disinterested. Wanna guess which is which? It’s usually the older, six-foot plus, 300-pound plus guy that is disinterested and the five-foot, 100-pound spouse that is keenly interested. Big guy vows he will never need

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Eat, Drink, Exercise and be Merry (Sex), Too!

In this article for TIME Health, Jeffrey Kluger and Alexandra Sifferlin summarize findings from a number of new studies on aging. While the end of life is nonnegotiable, we certainly can influence longevity and the quality of our remaining years. Here are just two surprises to living longer and better: Don’t be timid. Those with

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Stats And Facts That May Surprise You

Every year for the past 20, Broker World magazine has published a survey on long-term care insurance (LTCI). It’s a huge undertaking and provides valuable information for the industry and consumers alike primarily about the standalone insurance marketplace. A few highlights: Two carriers, Mutual of Omaha and Northwestern, remained the top two LTCI carriers accounting

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What’s Your Long-Term Care Funding Plan?

In his 2019 industry update, Jesse Slome, executive director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, reported that LTC insurance claims paid in 2018 totaled $10.3 billion. Insurance pays a fraction of LTC costs Sounds like a lot, doesn’t it? Well, it’s not. It’s barely a fraction of the estimated costs. According to a

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