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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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Medicaid's Asset Transfer Rules

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

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Beware of Non-Lawyers Offering Medicaid Planning Advice

In recent years a number of non-lawyers have started businesses offering Medicaid planning services to seniors.

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Should You Prepare a Medicaid Application Yourself?

Whether you should prepare and file a Medicaid application by yourself or should hire help depends on answers to the following questions:

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