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What’s Your Business Worth?
  • Published: June 24, 2018

Many retirement savers changing jobs, simply transfer funds directly from their previous employer's 401(k) into their new employer's retirement plan. They do this with a quick phone call to the new plan administrator.  However, in some cases, that's not always the best move. CNBC’s recent article, “New job? How to become a retirement-plan rollover champ,” explains that there's no blanket answer for every…Read More

Are You Ready To Be An Executor?
  • Published: June 23, 2018

An executor is the person designated to distribute a deceased person’s property that passes under his or her will and takes care of paying debts and expenses, explains WMUR in its recent article, “Settling an estate.” When an executor isn’t willing or able to perform his or her duties, there’s usually an alternative. If no alternative has been named, the courts will approve…Read More

The DJ Casey Kasem’s Daughter Speaks On Elder Abuse Awareness
  • Published: June 22, 2018

Kerri Kasem, the daughter of late Top 40 DJ Casey Kasem, recently visited the Waynesboro, VA area to speak on elder abuse. She spoke at the Seventh Annual Training of the Greater Augusta Coalition Against Adult Abuse. The News Virginian reported in its story, “Kasem speaks against elder abuse,” that Kasem presented: “Isolated: How Casey Kasem’s Family fought, changed the law, and survived.”…Read More

How Do I Plan Ahead For My Disabled Child’s Inheritance?
  • Published: June 21, 2018

Parents who have an adult child with special needs must provide him or her with nutrition, clothing, and personal hygiene, transportation to work and appointments, reading notices and attending reviews, managing insurance forms, paying taxes, spending money and recreational and social interaction. Kiplinger’s article, “How to Plan Ahead for a Disabled Child’s Inheritance,” notes that, without a controlled environment and attentive support system…Read More

How Do Annuities Work With Medicaid Eligibility?
  • Published: June 20, 2018

Financial Advisor’s recent article, “Annuities Can Help or Harm Medicaid Eligibility,” explains that Medicaid rules include both asset limitations and income limitations. Annuities can be exceptionally beneficial for a retirement income plan, such as for an older individual facing long-term care costs.  However, the annuity will be viewed as a resource available for payment, which will make the applicant ineligible for Medicaid. An…Read More

Michigan Legislature Looks at Medicaid Work Requirements
  • Published: June 15, 2018

The Medicaid work requirement bill was sponsored by State Senator Mike Shirkey, a Republican from Clarklake. The Macomb Daily’s recent article, “Michigan lawmakers move toward work requirements for Medicaid recipients,” reported that the committee spent more than two hours reviewing the bill but did not take a vote to advance the legislation. Michigan is the fourth state to take up legislation that will…Read More

Many Baby Boomers Are Starting Businesses
  • Published: June 14, 2018

Some baby boomers are thinking about starting a business in their retirement. However, retirement planning isn’t a priority for many entrepreneurs. Saving for retirement as a small business owner also isn't as easy, as being automatically enrolled in a company 401(k) plan. US News & World Report’s recent article, “7 Reasons Entrepreneurs Don't Save for Retirement,” examines some of the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs…Read More

Can You Plan All 8,000 Days Of Retirement?
  • Published: June 13, 2018

A recent WTOP article asked, “Are you ready for 8,000 days or more in retirement?” The article notes that the years we spend in retirement are increasing, because we’re staying healthier and living longer. It’s not unlikely for those in their mid-60s today, to have a life expectancy of another 20 to 30 or more years. Along with this good news come the issues…Read More

A Lack Of Planning Makes For An Easier Target For Elder Fraud
  • Published: June 12, 2018

Just 40% of Americans 60 years old and older have documents in place to plan for their finances and health care, if something were to happen to them. CNBC’s recent article, “These costly estate planning mistakes can be fixed,” says that, when it comes to planning for your estate, the odds are you haven't made all the provisions you should. A new Wells…Read More

Film Legend’s Lawsuit Over Portrayal Dismissed
  • Published: June 11, 2018

A California appeals court recently dismissed a lawsuit by film legend Olivia de Havilland over the way she was portrayed in the FX docudrama “Feud: Bette and Joan.” The court ruled that the actress, known for her roles in “Gone with the Wind” and other classics, had no right to control how the show’s creators depicted her. The Washington Post’s recent…Read More

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