Another attempt at long-term care funding. The WISH Act: Well-Being Insurance for Seniors to be at Home. Do we need it? Sure. Only 10% of Americans aged 50 and older have long-term care insurance. Yet most of us will experience a long-term care event once we reach age 65 and beyond. Average long-term care expense
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As one financial advisor commented this week, most Washingtonians haven’t a clue about this new tax. And they won’t until they see it in their paychecks. As Steve Moses of the Center for Long-Term Care Reform has so aptly opined, the WA Cares Fund is what happens when the Keystone Kops design a long-term care
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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
Long-term care expense planning is complex. A lot of factors need to be considered to put in place the appropriate product, coverage and premium. Like what you ask. For starters, your health history, wealth, asset location and financial goals. When we get to the cost and coverage, we need to understand where you would reside
I’m sure that you’ve heard the phrase, “you are what you eat.” But have you heard the term “COVID body?” Or watched the plethora of weight loss ads on TV? Now new research reports that frequent eating of restaurant fare could shorten one’s life. As reported, it doesn’t matter if restaurant food is eaten in
My dad is 100 years old. He has two long-term care insurance policies. Yes. We’ve dealt with rate increases on both. We’ve reduced coverage from lifetime to four years. And are about to reduce coverage again due to another rate increase and his life expectancy. He’s well beyond his life expectancy and still going strong!
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
The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us a lot. One lesson is that financial discipline is possible. Life’s experiences can act as a stimulus for revising financial habits and cause us to rethink how we spend money. Understanding and managing risk may be the most important lesson learned from 2020. While risk is a constant in
No worries. This is not a solicitation for a new online dating site. But it is an alert for single women. No matter how the single occurred – never married, divorced, widowed – we are all at great risk for needing assistance for long-term care. Consider: We outlive men. But we provide care for them. About