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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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How Old Is Too Old…

Outliving income is a major concern for many Americans. Long-term care is a likely expense for 70% of Americans age 65 and older and can quickly deplete savings and investments. For most Americans there are just three funding options: self-fund using income and assets, long-term care insurance or qualifying for Medicaid which is government assistance

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