January 13, 2020

   

In August we warned you that the Setting Up Every Community for Retirement Enhancement Act, better known as the Secure Act, was likely to become law and that it would ultimately cause more of your retirement accounts to be paid to the IRS. Well, it was signed...

August 29, 2019

     

 Because Congress has an insatiable appetite to spend (even when they have to borrow to do it), it seems it’s always looking for new ways to take more of your money.  The latest example is the Setting Up Every Community for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE...

May 18, 2018

Despite the use of health care services remaining constant or even declining, spending on health care by Americans who get insurance through work accelerated in 2016. According to the Wall Street Journal, this increase is likely due to rising prices. Research conducted...

November 23, 2017

Paul Osterman, a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, recently wrote an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal where he offers an explanation for the high price of home health care. With costs of around $20 per hour, understanding why home health care cos...

November 18, 2017

A study released last month from Merrill Lynch and AgeWave (“The Journey of Caregiving: Honor, Responsibility and Financial Complexity”) examines the emotional, functional and financial implications of caregiving. While 7 out of 10 Americans turning age 65 today will n...

November 16, 2017

I’m often asked if I specialize in elder law.  Not only do I answer “yes”, I typically try to explain the reason for my answer.  While there are many attorneys who claim to be elder law attorneys, certainly not all specialize in it.  I believe an attorney who claims to...

January 22, 2013

It wasn’t that long ago that the on-line world was something used primarily by the younger generation.  Now it touches nearly every aspect of our lives and it continues to grow apace.  Facebook surpassed one billion active users last year – it now reaches 1 out of 7 pe...

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