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5 Reasons Why You Need To Plan For Long-Term Care

It’s not a fun topic. We get that. But it just might be the most important thing you do to protect your financial security. Here are five key reasons: Most Americans aged 65 and older will need long-term care. Who Needs Care? | ACL Administration for Community Living It’s not covered by Medicare. Medicare | ACL Administration

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Thank You For Being A Friend…Want To Home Share?

Definition: An arrangement whereby several participants live together in one home. The participants share the costs. Are you single? No kids? No family nearby? Lonely? Retired or soon to be? Worried that you will be an elder orphan? A Golden Girl living arrangement may be to your liking. It was September of 1985 when the

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Do You Look To The Facts Or Lead With Emotion?

Hearts and minds. Facts and feelings. Ever taken the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator? Are you a thinking person or a feeling person according to the Myers-Briggs personality type model? The typical long-term care insurance (LTCI) buyer is female, age 55 to 64. She is married with adult kids, College educated and still working in a white-collar

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What Happens When Initial Rates Are Too Low

Long-term care insurance (LTCI) premiums are changing. Care costs are changing, too.  We’re seeing premium increases to in-force policyholders and new applicants. Why? Here are some of the factors behind these rate actions and how premiums can change. Insurance premiums will always cost less than the cost of care As insurance products go, LTCI is

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