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Category Archives: long-term insurance

20 May
8:10

Yes, you should ask your parents about their financial plans – The Oakland Press

Parents are often more than happy to offer financial advice to their kids. They like to feel needed and want to make sure you’re on solid financial ground. But it’s important to turn the tables and ask about their financial plans, too. Are they saving for retirement? Have they updated their […]

Ask Kim: Adjusting a long-term-care insurance policy – Chicago Tribune
19 May
8:04

Ask Kim: Adjusting a long-term-care insurance policy – Chicago Tribune

Q: My wife and I have been paying $600 per quarter for more than 20 years for a long-term-care insurance policy. We are now in our eighties and are wondering what benefits we will ever receive. What benefits would remain if we stopped making our quarterly payments? A: If possible, […]

Markel’s Annual Meeting Is a Testament to Long Term Investing – The Motley Fool
18 May
8:03

Markel’s Annual Meeting Is a Testament to Long Term Investing – The Motley Fool

On Monday May 13th, about 1,500 people gathered in the Altria theater in Richmond Virginia. The annual gathering, of mostly Markel (NYSE:MKL) employees, is a great example of transparency, humility, and long-term thinking. Markel is a get-rich-slow type of investment, which embodies just about all the characteristics of a permanent […]

What is long-term care insurance and do you need it? – Clark.com
17 May
7:49

What is long-term care insurance and do you need it? – Clark.com

Long-term care insurance is an important part of financial planning that’s too often overlooked as you’re getting ready for the future. Part of that is because there’s confusion about what long-term care insurance does. And then there’s also the question of cost, which has been unmanageable for some. In this […]

Australian Medical Association: Major Parties Must Commit to the Long-Term Sustainability of Private Health – Insurance News Net
16 May
7:39

Australian Medical Association: Major Parties Must Commit to the Long-Term Sustainability of Private Health – Insurance News Net

Targeted News Service (Press Releases) BARTON, Australia, May 14 — The Australian Medical Association issued the following news release: AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, said today that the major parties must commit to ensuring the long-term value of private health insurance and the sustainability of the private health sector in […]

Washington State Has Created the Nation’s First Social-Insurance Program for Long-Term Care – The Nation
15 May
7:28

Washington State Has Created the Nation’s First Social-Insurance Program for Long-Term Care – The Nation

Martha Hays, left, works with a nurse during a balance evaluation at her home. (The Columbus Dispatch via AP / Joshua A. Bickel) latest issue. latest issue. Ad Policy Egger’s parents, both in their early 90s, are fortunate enough to be able to afford to live in an assisted-living facility […]

Long term care costs are about to get a little less painful – The Daily Herald
14 May
7:19

Long term care costs are about to get a little less painful – The Daily Herald

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee signed a law Monday pioneering a first-in-the-nation effort to lessen the financial blow of long-term care costs for thousands of residents. It creates a new program, funded by workers through a payroll deduction, that will provide eligible recipients with a maximum lifetime benefit of $36,500 […]

Washington State Adopts Employee-Paid Long-Term Care Insurance – Lexology
13 May
7:10

Washington State Adopts Employee-Paid Long-Term Care Insurance – Lexology

Last month, both chambers of the Washington state legislature passed a bill that would create the nation’s first state program to provide employees with long-term care benefits. Employees would pay a 0.58 percentage of wage premium in return for a maximum of $36,500 in long-term care benefits, with that amount […]

This Is the No. 1 Barrier to Early Retirement – The Motley Fool
12 May
7:10

This Is the No. 1 Barrier to Early Retirement – The Motley Fool

Retiring early is a dream for many. After all, a life of leisure with no need to report to work sounds great — especially if you have plans for retirement, such as traveling the world. Unfortunately, even if you actually manage to save a pretty substantial nest egg, there could […]

Michigan on verge of showdown over high car insurance rates – WRAL.com
11 May
7:00

Michigan on verge of showdown over high car insurance rates – WRAL.com

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. — The state with the highest car insurance premiums in the country is on the verge of a political showdown over long-running efforts to cut rates by reining in generous medical benefits. Auto-friendly Michigan, which is among a dozen “no-fault” states where drivers […]