Establishing an estate plan that works the way you expect it to and accomplishes your goals requires choosing the appropriate estate planning tools. For example, do you know the difference between a testamentary trust and a living trust? These two types of trusts are used for different purposes, and they have different advantages and disadvantages. Testamentary Trust A testamentary … read more
What is the Five-Year Medicaid Look Back Rule?
The struggle to pay for nursing home care can put a family between a rock and a hard place. According to Met Life's 2010 Survey of Long Term Care Costs, the average cost of a private room in a North Carolina nursing home is $204 per day – that’s almost $75,000 a year! For a family that has saved diligently and invested wisely, paying for care out-of-pocket can quickly deplete … read more
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