Long-Term Care Insurance

Long-Term-Care Coverage With an Asset-Protection Twist
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Long-Term-Care Coverage With an Asset-Protection Twist

A “partnership-eligible” policy may allow you to keep more of your assets if you eventually need to rely on Medicaid.
March 25, 2014
How to Make Long-Term Care More Affordable
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How to Make Long-Term Care More Affordable

We help you navigate the maze of choices to get the best deal.
December 12, 2013
5 Tips to Get a Long-Term-Care Insurer to Pay Up
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5 Tips to Get a Long-Term-Care Insurer to Pay Up

What you need to know to get through the claims process smoothly.
December 2, 2013
Buying Long-Term-Care Coverage for a Parent
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Buying Long-Term-Care Coverage for a Parent

It's a smart move. But do it while your parents are still relatively healthy.
November 13, 2013
How to Deal With Long-Term-Care Insurance Rate Hikes
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How to Deal With Long-Term-Care Insurance Rate Hikes

We help you navigate the maze of choices to get the best deal.
November 4, 2013
3 Steps to Take Before Filing a Long-Term-Care Insurance Claim
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3 Steps to Take Before Filing a Long-Term-Care Insurance Claim

To avoid a claim denial, make sure you understand what the policy covers.
September 4, 2013
Over 50? Time to Get Wise About Long-Term Care
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Over 50? Time to Get Wise About Long-Term Care

The Top 6 Myths About Long-Term Care and Planning for it.June 2013
August 4, 2013
Buying Long-Term-Care Insurance With Tax-Free Money
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Buying Long-Term-Care Insurance With Tax-Free Money

You can use health savings account funds to pay for long-term-care premiums, but the annual amount depends on your age.
May 10, 2013
Why Planning is Critical to Mitigating the Rising Costs of Long-Term Care
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Why Planning is Critical to Mitigating the Rising Costs of Long-Term Care

There are many options to consider as part of your retirement strategy, and it's never too early to get started.March 2013
April 24, 2013
How to Keep Long-Term-Care Costs Under Control
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How to Keep Long-Term-Care Costs Under Control

A new study shows that cost of care in nursing homes and assisted-living facilities is on the rise.
April 23, 2013
Long-Term-Care Coverage Costlier for Women
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Long-Term-Care Coverage Costlier for Women

One insurer is set to raise rates for women, and other carriers may soon follow.
March 5, 2013
What to Do When Long-Term-Care Insurance Premiums Rise
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What to Do When Long-Term-Care Insurance Premiums Rise

Most insurers let you reduce coverage to avoid a rate hike.
February 7, 2013
Your Stories: The Financial Toll of Alzheimer's
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Your Stories: The Financial Toll of Alzheimer's

Real people share their experiences with the crippling costs of coping with the disease.
January 29, 2013
A New Strategy for Paying for Long-Term Care
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A New Strategy for Paying for Long-Term Care

One option: Figure out how much you can afford to pay on your own and buy insurance to fill the gaps.
January 9, 2013
What to Do When Your Long-Term Care Insurance Rates Go Up
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What to Do When Your Long-Term Care Insurance Rates Go Up

Don't drop your policy. Use these strategies instead.
November 2, 2012
Removing Shared Benefits on a Long-Term-Care Policy
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Removing Shared Benefits on a Long-Term-Care Policy

Couples who have policies that let them share a pool of benefits can maintain their long-term-care coverage if they eliminate that shared-benefit feat…
October 2, 2012
LONG TERM CARE AT A GLANCE
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LONG TERM CARE AT A GLANCE

January 1, 2012
Long-Term-Care Insurance After the CLASS Act
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Long-Term-Care Insurance After the CLASS Act

The government recently pulled the plug on a new long-term-care insurance program, but you still have policy options.
January 1, 2012
Should I Buy Long-Term-Care Insurance, or Self-Insure?
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Should I Buy Long-Term-Care Insurance, or Self-Insure?

Editor’s note: This is one of the 20 tough financial questions posed in the “Do This or That?” cover story in the September 2011 issue of Kiplinger’s …
August 31, 2011
New Ways to Pay for Long-Term Care
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New Ways to Pay for Long-Term Care

These policies combine life insurance or an annuity with long-term-care protection.
July 1, 2011
Sign up for the Federal Long-Term-Care Insurance Program?
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Sign up for the Federal Long-Term-Care Insurance Program?

Federal employees should compare their options before enrolling in the nation's largest group plan.
May 27, 2011
An Early Look at Retirement
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An Early Look at Retirement

At 43, Steve Gurney spent a week in a retirement community and was surprised by what he found. As told to Mary Beth Franklin
February 28, 2011
Long-Term-Care Rate Hikes Loom
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Long-Term-Care Rate Hikes Loom

Despite proposed premium increases, insurance is still the best way to protect yourself.
February 17, 2011
Lock in Long-Term-Care Insurance Rates
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Lock in Long-Term-Care Insurance Rates

The upfront costs are higher, but there are ways to guarantee that your premiums won't increase.
December 3, 2010
MetLife to Stop Selling Long-Term-Care Insurance
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MetLife to Stop Selling Long-Term-Care Insurance

However, it will continue to service existing policies.
November 17, 2010
Some Long-Term-Care Premiums to Rise
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Some Long-Term-Care Premiums to Rise

John Hancock wants to hike rates on many of its policies by 40%.
October 29, 2010