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Useful Reference & Planning Guides: 2018 Taxes, Long term care, Social Security, & Medicare

Manning & Napier produced four 2-page guides to the latest developments in federal income taxes,  long term care, Social Security, & medicare that are succinct and easy to understand. Check out:  Tax Reference Guide Our new tax guide has everything you need to know about tax reform, and changes to contribution limits and tax rates.…

Who will care for aging Americans if the flow of immigrants is curtailed?

Immigrants play a big and growing part of providing care for America’s elderly parents and grandparents   Gerald F. Seib explains the critical role of immigrants in caring for America’s elderly in The Wall Street Journal (Jan. 28, 2018): How a Heated Immigration Debate Might Affect Grandma’s Care  “America is getting older. Some 10,000 baby…

Long Term Care Insurance Industry Problems

 I’ve advocated that most people would be better off saving the amount of the premium and investing it for retirement expenses rather than buy LTC insurance. The Wall Street Journal reports (12/4/2016) widespread problems in the industry. “Collapse of Long-Term Care Insurer Reflects Deep Industry Woes: Actuarial miscalculations on long-term-care policies by two units of…