Immediate annuities can be ideal Medicaid planning tools for spouses of nursing home residents. Careful planning is needed to make sure an annuity will work for you or your spouse.
While it may seem great to inherit a vacation house, in actuality it may not be practical to keep the property, especially for tax reasons.
If you are experiencing financial hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic, you may want to consider withdrawing money from your retirement account while you still can. The special exemption allowing early withdrawals without a penalty ends soon.
Life estates can be an excellent tool for Medicaid planning, probate avoidance and tax efficiency, but there are potential problems to look out for. Knowing the implications and risks of a life estate is essential in determining whether it is appropriate for your situation.
As Medicare premiums rise, a Medicare Advantage plan can seem like an attractive option. But if you are considering switching from Original Medicare to a Medicare Advantage plan, you need to know what to look for.
Medicare premiums are set to rise a modest amount, but still cut into any Social Security gains. The basic monthly premium will increase $3.90, from $144.60 a month to $148.50.
As the coronavirus pandemic worsens in Utah, the state is expected to implement a health care rationing system that favors younger patients over older ones. Similar policies in several other states have been successfully stopped.
The Internal Revenue Service has announced the amount taxpayers can deduct from their 2021 income as a result of buying long-term care insurance.
When you inherit property, such as a house or stocks, the property is usually worth more than it was when the original owner purchased it.
The Uniform Gifts to Minors Act (UGMA) and the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act (UTMA) are sometimes called the “granddaddies” of college savings accounts.