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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 apply for Medicaid long-term care benefits, you need to be careful; giving away money or property can interfere with your eligibility. Under federal Medicaid law, if you transfer certain assets within five […]

How to Plan Your Funeral

Thinking about your funeral may not be fun, but planning ahead lets your family know your wishes and provides guidance during a stressful time. Here are some steps you can take to help formulate your plan. Name who is in charge. The first step is to designate someone to make […]