Which Nursing Home Rating System Should You Trust?

Choosing a nursing home for a loved one is a difficult decision and it can only be made more confusing by the various rating systems. A recent study found that using both Medicare’s Nursing Home Compare site and user reviews can help with the decision making. 

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Reverse Mortgages: A Way to Remain at Home Longer

Reverse mortgages make it possible for house-rich but cash-poor elders to use their housing equity to pay for home care while they remain in the home, or to use the money for anything else. 

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Potential Estate Planning Opportunities in 2020 to Implement Now

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  With the stock market soaring and diving and the news in 2020 overtaken by Covid-19, a presidential election, and natural disasters nationwide,  estate planning may be the furthest thing from your mind. But now may actually be a great  time  to plan for the future. Here are some things to consider: The annual gift

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When Should You Update Your Estate Plan?

Once you’ve created an estate plan, it is important to keep it up to date. You will need to revisit your plan after certain key life events. 

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What Is a Trust?

A trust is a legal arrangement through which one person (or an institution, such as a bank or law firm), called a “trustee,” holds legal title to property for another person, called a “beneficiary.” There are many benefits to creating a trust.