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      Supplement Your Income by Helping Seniors

      Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many families may be struggling to make ends meet. Many companies have been forced to lay off or...


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      Tags: Finances

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      How to Deduct Home Care Expenses on My Taxes

      If you pay for at-home home care services, the IRS may let you deduct the cost from your annual taxes. The IRS does allow...


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      Tags: Finances

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      What to Look for in Long-Term Care Insurance

      Despite the large baby boomer generation, only about 13% of Americans invest in long-term care insurance. While this type of...


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      Tags: Long-Term Care, Finances

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      Financial Gurus Give 12 Investment Tips for Retirement

      Have a seat and take a deep breath. The news you are about to read might startle you, but it’s true.

      You’ve reached a time in...


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      When Should I Get Long-Term Health Insurance?

      While there is no one age that fits every single person when it comes to the best time to buy long-term health insurance, the...


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      Tags: Long-Term Care, Finances

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      5 Hidden Costs of a Senior Parent's Hospital Stay

      When your senior loved one is spending time in the hospital, it is already a stressful time. The only thing you should be...


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      Tags: Finances, Hospital

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      Surprising Things Senior Health Insurance Doesn’t Cover

      Most seniors may think that their Medicare A or B plus covers every Medicare-approved service or treatment. Unfortunately, some...


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      Tags: Medicare, Finances

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      5 Questions Seniors Should Ask When Renewing Life Insurance

      Choosing the right life insurance can be overwhelming, especially as a senior. Your financial responsibilities have changed, and...


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      Tags: Finances

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      Costly End of Life Surgeries: Are They Worth It?

      It's really no secret, surgery and medical care services can be very expensive. So when it comes to doing surgery for a senior...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Finances

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      What Is a Hybrid Long-Term Care Insurance Policy?

      Until recently, seniors were given just 1 option for purchasing life insurance as well as long-term care insurance. They had to...


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      Tags: Long-Term Care, Finances

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      5 Tax Preparation Tips for Seniors

      The new year is well under way and so is tax season. Although this time can seem stressful for seniors, it is possible to...


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      Tags: Finances

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      Avoiding Holiday Scams: Advice for Caregivers

      It's an unfortunate reality that seniors are often the targets of online, telephone and mail scams. In fact, one report indicates...


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      Tags: Finances, Holidays