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Understanding the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid

Many people confuse Medicare and Medicaid. While many of the benefits from these federal healthcare programs are similar, the programs themselves are very different. They apply to different people, and they offer various levels of benefits. The main distinction is that Medicare is considered an insurance program while Medicaid is an assistance program. How Does Medicare Work? Medicare primarily serves those Read More

3 Common Estate Planning Mistakes (And How You Can Avoid Them)

Estate planning can a very complicated and confusing process. There are a lot of misconceptions and myths around estate planning, which is why it’s important to know the facts to avoid making any mistakes. This article will help enlighten you on the common estate planning mistakes and how you can avoid them to save you and your family the headache and money in fixing problems and the unnecessary fees and taxes Read More

A Brief Introduction to Asset Protection Planning

When it comes to preparing for your future, there are many things that you can do to ensure you have everything you need. Whether you’re retired, approaching retirement, or still have a lot of working years ahead of you, it is important to make smart decisions to protect your assets. There are many threats to your assets, which is why protection planning is so important. What is Protection Planning? Protection Read More

The Medicaid Spend Down: Do’s and Don’ts

If you were surprised by the news that you or a loved one has to enter a long-term care facility such as a nursing home, you need to get on Medicaid right away. Medicaid can step in and pay for the majority of the expenses associated with long-term care, which can be very significant. In order to qualify for Medicaid, however, your total amount of assets and income must be below their thresholds. Those who took Read More