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Angela Bassett Aims To Increase Dialogue Surrounding Aging And Long-Term Care

August 3, 2015

LTC Article

Preparing for the living care of a loved one can be overwhelming -- especially when an unexpected event comes before those first steps.

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IRAs for Long-Term Care

LTC Concept Flyer

Your clients can use their IRAs for Long-Term Care Expenses & Turn taxable dollars into income tax-free dollars for their heirs

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Annuities and LTC, What you need to know…

LTC Concept Flyer

The Pension Protection Act deals specifically with annuities, long-term care and new tax advantages.

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Why Medicare Premiums May Jump 50%

August 3, 2015

Medicare Article

"One out of three seniors may pay 50% more in Medicare Part B costs in 2016."

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Four Reasons Why Your Parents Could Be Your Biggest Retirement Risk

June 15, 2015

LTC Article

"Saving for retirement is an incredibly difficult task, as the path to retirement is filled with hurdles like paying for your children’s college education. However, one hurdle you might not think about is your parents. "

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Why People Don’t Buy Long-Term-Care Insurance

June 14, 2015

LTC Article

"Study offers new insights on what keeps people from buying policies—and what insurers can do about it"

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Wealthy need to worry about health costs, too

May 28, 2015

LTC Article

"When it comes to planning for long-term health-care costs, the rich are a lot like most Americans—they haven't given it much thought."

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6 ways to avoid dying broke... or worse

May 24, 2015

LTC Article

"Dying broke may be your idea of the perfect retirement plan. But there are plenty who might take issue with that point of view in the wake of just-released research."

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2 Mistakes… Which One Will You Make?

LTC Concept Flyer

If you are like many of our Trusted Advisors, you probably work with a lot of prospects who can afford to self-insure in the event that they need long-term care. When you are trying to educate a client on the value of planning ahead this is a tough objection to overcome!

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Long-Term Care Planning That CANNOT Fail

LTC Concept Flyer

Asset-Based LTC PLanning: A bulletproof LTC concept for a low interest rate environment.

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How to manage Medicare’s out-of-pocket costs

May 27, 2015

Medicare Article

"Medicare beneficiaries need to pay for a sometimes significant portion of their health care costs. Just like private health insurance, Medicare requires beneficiaries to pay premiums, deductibles and coinsurance. But there's a lot you can do to keep these costs manageable. Here are some steps to minimize Medicare's out-of-pocket costs."

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Why Retirees Don't Switch Medicare Part D Plans, But Should

June 2, 2014

Medicare Article

"Seniors are reluctant to put in the effort to select a new prescription drug plan, even to save money."

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When $2,600 in Premiums Yields $1.7 Million in Claims - NYTimes

April 24, 2012

"Do you think paying thousands of dollars a year for long-term care insurance is worth it?"

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Preparing For A Future That Includes Aging Parents - NPR

April 24, 2012

"Figuring how to afford care for your confused, elderly father? That one may never cross your mind — at least, not until you need more money to care for him."

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Readers Share Their Stories of Loss - The Wall Street Journal

April 21, 2012

"This column is based on the questions, insights and experiences of readers. There were questions about long-term-care insurance, hospice coverage and Medicare, and many emotional tales of families in similar—and sometimes much more difficult—circumstances."

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Sales Ideas: LTCI's Bright Side, Part 1 - LifeHealthPro.com

April 18, 2012

Take a Positive, Aspirational Approach

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Additional articles to come.