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Always Put Caregiver Contracts in Writing

When hiring a caregiver, it is important to put the contract in writing.If you don't it can affect your Medicaid benefits.

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Reverse Mortgage Borrowers Are Getting Younger, Which May Not Be a Good Thing

The age of reverse mortgage borrowers is dropping, according to a new study by MetLife...

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The Virtues of Private Reverse Mortgages

Banks have been touting the advantages of "reverse" mortgages, but there is another alternative ...

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New Reverse Mortgage Product Has Lower Upfront Costs

A new mortgage product is making "reverse" mortgages more affordable...

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AARP Sues Government Over Reverse Mortgage Foreclosures

Charging that reverse mortgage borrowers were caught in what amounts to a regulatory bait and switch, the AARP ...

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Using an Annuity to Keep the Spouse of a Medicaid Applicant from Becoming Impoverished

When one spouse qualifies for Medicaid to pay for a nursing home stay, the spouse who is at home is often left without many resources.

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How Gifts Can Affect Medicaid Eligibility

We’ve all heard that it’s better to give than to receive, but if you think you might someday want to apply for Medicai...

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ElderLaw 101

Medicaid's Asset Transfer Rules

In order to be eligible for Medicaid, you cannot have recently transferred assets.

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