Blog Author: Stephen C. Hartnett, J.D., LL.M. (Tax), Director of Education, American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, Inc. Often, when people think of “estate planning” they think it’s a task only for what happens after death. While an estate plan certainly deals with the distribution of assets at death, it also is about preparing for the complexities of life. The first article in the series showed how an estate plan prepares one for incapacity during life and not just for the … [Read more...] about 6 Important Estate Planning Considerations – Part 2: Long-Term Care
Blog Author: Stephen C. Hartnett, J.D., LL.M. (Tax), Director of Education, American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, Inc. The odds are nearly even that you’ll need long-term care (LTC) after age 65, at least for a while. But, many people haven’t planned for that possibility in their retirement plan. LTC care costs about $86,000 per year nationally, according to a Genworth study. But, the costs vary dramatically from the least expensive state (Texas, about $55,000) to the most expensive … [Read more...] about How Are You Planning for Long-Term Care (LTC) Expenses?