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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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Insurance Agent Given Jail Time for Selling Annuity to Elderly Woman With Dementia

A California insurance agent has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for selling an annuity to an 83-year-old woman who allegedly ..

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Your Estate Plan: What Legacy Will You Leave?

Estate planning is primarily about how to pass your property on after your death to the recipients of your estate w...

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Receiving an Inheritance While on Medicaid

For most people, receiving an inheritance is something good, but for a nursing home resident on Medicaid, an inherit...

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Estate Planning Smarts: A Practical, User-Friendly, Action-Oriented Guide

Planning an estate involves fitting together many pieces.

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ElderLaw 101

How Does Medicaid Treat Income?

The basic Medicaid rule for nursing home residents is that they must pay all of their income, minus certain deductions, to the nursing home. 

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How to Fight a Nursing Home Discharge

Once a resident is settled in a nursing home, being told to leave can be very traumatic.

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Second Marriages and Life Insurance

As second marriages become more and more common, beneficiary designations become more complicated.

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