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Long-Term Care Crisis Planning

May 28th, 2019 (No Comments)

I’m Greg McIntyre and this is the elder law report. Today I want to talk about long-term care crisis planning.   What is long-term care crisis planning?  Let me give you an example.   If a loved one, such as a spouse or parent needs assisted living or nursing home care, let’s say they are headed to […]

Working Toward a Tax-Free Retirement with Long Term Care Insurance

May 25th, 2019 (No Comments)

           I have spoken at length about how pre-taxed funds can complicate an estate plan. While having a fund that you can grow with pre-taxed money can increase the rate of the fund’s growth, it can be a bit of a double-edged sword.            The thing with pre-taxed money (like traditional IRAs) is that if you want […]

The Secret to Getting the Most Out of Your Visit to an Attorney

May 16th, 2019 (No Comments)

As an Elder Law attorney, I meet with people all the time. I want them to get more than they expect from their visit. There are ways to accomplish this. If you are about to see an estate planning or elder law attorney, what steps should you take? One, if you have any estate planning […]

Long-term Care Insurance: The Missing Piece of Your Estate Plan

May 9th, 2019 (No Comments)

           If you wanted to cross a bridge and someone told you that the bridge had a 70% chance of collapsing, would you cross it? No. You are a reasonable person and you would create an alternative plan to reach your destination. Unfortunately, you face the same odds for a similarly catastrophic event and most have […]

The Hidden Importance of Estate Planning

May 9th, 2019 (No Comments)

Greg McIntyre I asked my staff what I should talk about today and one of them said, people have to know how important estate planning is… I see people every day who didn’t plan ahead, and it can make life very hard for them, so I wanted to go over a few points to show […]

Eliminating the Lookback Period with Long-Term Care Insurance

May 4th, 2019 (No Comments)

      Considering that 70% of individuals over the age of 65 will need some type of long-term care in the future, it is important to plan for how you might pay for your care. The simplest way is to pay out of pocket. However, with long term care costs ranging anywhere from $50,000 to $100,000 per […]

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