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More than 70% of people over the age of 65 will need some sort of long-term care during their lifetime. In addition, there is a 40% chance that they will enter a long-term care facility if they reach the age of 65, and a 20% chance of staying there five years or longer.
The Payment Networks Liability Shift (PNLS) associated with EuroPay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) credit and debit cards — already adopted by Europe, Canada, Latin America and the Asian/Pacific region — took effect in the United States on Oct. 1.
Every day, thousands of elderly or disabled Americans are faced with the need to ask for assistance from a family member or friend to help with their finances when they are no longer able to drive to the bank or have trouble managing their various monthly bills.
Upon death, a Maryland resident’s estate is subject to both a federal and state estate tax (or “death tax”). In 2015, the federal estate tax exemption — the amount an individual can leave to heirs without having to pay the tax — is $5.43 million and is expected to rise to $5.45 million in 2016.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA), a.k.a. Obamacare, has been mired in controversy and change from the day it was signed into law. It has caused many businesses to address the following.
One of the best ways to take emotion out of investing is to create a plan and stick with it.
More than 30 years ago, Jolles Insurance started off with the original tagline: “Setting the Standards for Service.”
Back in the good old days, it was considered a rite of passage to work on your own car. Father and son would pop the hood and pull spark plugs, change the oil and do other “manly” work.
Many investors gravitate toward investments offering the highest potential returns while ignoring the associated risks.
One of the greatest stressors in life can happen when you become responsible for caring for an aging parent while still supporting your own children.
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