The costs of long-term care for older adults can be significant. Federal Medicare health insurance benefits do not cover most of these costs. Most people who incur costs for long-term care cover them with a combination of personal savings, long-term care insurance and Medicaid, among other sources.
Even those who have saved and invested well may not be sharing their financial information with a spouse or loved one. It’s time to do that now.
Under the new Biden administration, the president has made his intentions clear about the potential to change the tax code.
There are now more than 70 million Baby Boomers in the U.S. However, millions of adult children may not be prepared to make important decisions about their parents’ future if necessary, because of a lack of knowledge about their parents’ finances.