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IRS Issues Long-Term Care Premium Deductibility Limits for 2014

Posted on: November 4th, 2013
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is increasing the amount taxpayers can deduct from their 2014 taxes as a result of buying long-term care insurance....

College Costs 2013/2014: Increases Slow, but So Does Growth in Grant Aid

Posted on: November 1st, 2013
Every October, the College Board releases its Trends in College Pricing report that highlights college cost increases for the current academic year along with trends in the world of higher education. While costs can vary significantly depending on the region and individual college, the College Board publishes average cost figures, which are based on its survey of nearly 4,000 colleges across the country. ...

Does the Health-Care Reform Law Apply to You?

Posted on: October 29th, 2013
Beginning in 2014, the mandatory health insurance coverage provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) go into effect. But the law does not require everyone to have health insurance, nor are all of the coverage requirements applicable to all types of health insurance....

Famous People Who Failed to Properly Plan

Posted on: October 29th, 2013
It's almost impossible to overstate the importance of estate planning, regardless of the size of your estate or the stage of life you're in. A close second to the need to plan your estate is getting it done correctly, based on your individual circumstances. ...

Veteran Opportunities with Aid & Attendance Benefits

Posted on: October 29th, 2013
What is Aid & Attendance? Aid and Attendance is a "special monthly pension" available to wartime veterans or surviving spouses of wartime veterans....

Health-Care Reform: Looking Back and Ahead

Posted on: April 18th, 2013
Three years ago, on March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law. While several substantial provisions don't take effect until 2014, many of the Act's requirements already have been implemented, including:...