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Clark Howard Recommends Long Term Care Insurance – 03/08/12

Clark Howard Recommends Long Term Care Insurance – March 8, 2012 “Long term care insurance is a smart decision for many people. It helps pay for long-term nursing home care or for health care assistance in your home when you get older. But far too few people choose to buy it.” “The prime age to […]

Dividend Paying Stocks 1928-2010

Institutional investors have known for decades that dividend paying stocks have outperformed non-dividend paying stocks and have done so with less risk. Heartland Advisors recently published a study utilizing a number of highly regarded sources. They concluded that dividend paying stocks out performed non-dividend paying stocks from 1928 to 2010. Dividing the stocks into quintiles, […]

Dividend Paying Stocks 1928-2010

Institutional investors have known for decades that dividend paying stocks have outperformed non-dividend paying stocks and have done so with less risk. Heartland Advisors recently published a study utilizing a number of highly regarded sources. They concluded that dividend paying stocks out performed non-dividend paying stocks from 1928 to 2010. Dividing the stocks into quintiles, […]

Congress Eyes New Rules For Inherited IRAs – Wall Street Journal – 02/11/12

    The Wall Street Journal Family Value – February 11, 2012 Congress Eyes New Rules For Inherited IRAs By Kelly Greene A surprise proposal in Congress to drum up tax revenue from inherited IRAs is raising eyebrows—and making some financial advisers nervous. A Senate Finance Committee proposal floated this past week as part of […]

Taking Your Pension Private – Wall Street Journal – 01/28/12

    The Wall Street Journal Weekend Investor – January 28, 2012 Taking Your Pension Private By Karen Blumenthal If you are self-employed and in the top echelon of earners, there is a big potential retirement-plan tax break available to you—and you don’t even have to be Mitt Romney to get it. Under tax laws, […]

Suze Orman – Long Term Care Insurance – Oprah Winfrey Network – 01/23/12

Suze Orman shares her personal experience of expensive around the clock care she funds for her mother. “Along with the pros of retirement (all that free time) comes one big con: the possibility that you’ll outlive your assets and be unable to afford nursing home or at-home care if you require it. That’s where long-term […]

Top 3 Most Most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Benefits and Denials – Long Term Care University – 01/15/12

    Long Term Care University – Question of the Month – 01/15/12 Research By Aaron Skloff, AIF, CFA, MBA Q: How much long term care am I going to need?  How many years of long term care insurance coverage do most people buy? When is the best time to apply for long term care […]

Benefits Without the Boss – Wall Street Journal – 01/14/12

    The Wall Street Journal Weekend Investor – January 14, 2012 Benefits Without the Boss By Karen Blumenthal Lurking under the recent improvement in jobs numbers is another challenge for workers: how to cope when the work doesn’t come with company benefits. Government data show that about 8.6 million people last year worked part-time […]