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Drafting a Power of Attorney that Lessens the Chances of Abuse

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A power of attorney is one of the most important estate planning documents you can create, but it is also ...

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Can I Loan My Dad Money to Pay for His Nursing Home Until He Qualifies for Medicaid?

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QUESTION:  My dad currently lives in an adult family home. We spent down his retirement and savings to pay for ...

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If You Haven’t Been Regularly Reviewing Your Estate Plan, Start When You Hit 60

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How frequently you should review your estate plan depends on how old you are and whether there has been a ...

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Getting Paid as a Family Caregiver Through Medicaid

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Caring for an ailing family member is difficult work, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be unpaid work. There are ...

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Do I Need to Cash In My Annuities if I Go Into a Nursing Home

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QUESTION:  I have two annuities. If my wife or I need to go into a nursing home, would we have ...

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Medicaid Recipient’s Annuity Was Not Subject to Claim Against Estate for Funeral Expenses

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An Iowa appeals court rules that the remaining balance on a deceased Medicaid recipient’s annuity became the property of the ...

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