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Who Will Pay For Your Funeral?

Who Will Pay For Your Funeral?

By Romeo Raabe | Dec 1, 2017

Seems like a silly question, doesn’t it?  You have money and other assets, as well as life insurance, so why worry about this. Due to a recent personal experience I learned that there can be problems.  After a relative’s death, the estate was locked immediately and no withdrawals could be made from any accounts.  The…

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How is Grandma Doing?

Thanksgiving Dinner – How is Grandma Doing?

By Romeo Raabe | Nov 20, 2017

The holidays including Thanksgiving and Christmas are times when the entire family gets together.  It is often the situation where we realize someone is not doing so well on their own anymore. Perhaps it is struggling to prepare all the food being a physical burden.  Other times it might be forgetting to do something or…

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Will Your Children be Paying Your Bills?

Will Your Children be Paying Your Bills?

By Romeo Raabe | Nov 15, 2017

A recent survey by TD Ameritrade found that 13% of American adults are financially supporting their parents.  It appears to be a growing issue.  According to their survey, 19% of millennials are helping pay their parents’ bills, compared to 13% of Generation Xers and 8% of baby boomers.  How do you help your parents through…

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Are You Assuming Medicaid Will Cover Your Long-Term Care?

Long-Term Care’s Terrible Cost to Families

By Romeo Raabe | Nov 14, 2017

Two recent articles (links below) describe the terrible costs to families when they provide care for a loved one, and even worse when it is dementia. Currently, 40 million Americans are caregivers, and the cost is far more than money.  It involves loss of time with other family members, cancelled trips, lost promotions, time away…

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Save Money to Fund Long-Term Care!

Using Home Equity to Fund Long-Term Care

By Romeo Raabe | Oct 17, 2017

You can use your home to stay at home, or to pay for care so you can go to the facility YOU prefer. But first, why might you not be allowed to go to the facility you prefer?  Long-term care (LTC) facilities need to charge for the care they provide.  Their staff costs are significant…

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Do You Have Questions On How to Deal With Long-Term Care?

Do You Have Questions On How to Deal With Long-Term Care?

By Romeo Raabe | Oct 17, 2017

Many people do. Why can’t Grandpa give us the farm?  Can Grandma keep her life insurance?  Doesn’t Medicare pay for the first 90 days in a nursing home?  Can I give my care to my grandchild?  Can my parents pay me to care for them?  If I care for my parents, must I pay income…

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Inexpensive Insurance That Pays For Care in Your Own Home

Inexpensive Insurance That Pays For Care in Your Own Home

By Romeo Raabe | Oct 17, 2017

Home care insurance that almost anyone can get.  You’ve surely heard how expensive and difficult to get long-term care insurance can be.  Now we have something new. It pays for care in your own home (where you want to be anyway).  It has only one health question – if your family were to all go…

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Will You Burden Your Children to Pay for Your Funeral?

Will You Burden Your Children to Pay for Your Funeral?

By Romeo Raabe | Oct 17, 2017

Nobody intends to leave this bill for their children, you probably have some life insurance and you certainly have money that can pay this bill. The problem is that things change and are often out of your control.  Your health changes and suddenly you find yourself needing money to pay for long-term care, lots of…

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Come hear Romeo Speak at the Oshkosh Senior Expo October 9th

By Romeo Raabe | Sep 27, 2017

At the Oshkosh Senior Expo I will be detailing strategies for any long-term care situation.  It does not matter if you are healthy, or already receiving care. You may be quite wealthy, or poor as a church mouse.  There are strategies for every situation to help with Long-Term Care. They range from protecting what little…

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