Why Renting is an Attractive Option for Seniors

Posted on: February 16th, 2016
Older adults now make up a significant share of tenants. Adults ages 45-64 account for 30.2 percent of tenants....

Looking Ahead: Rising Nursing Home Costs in North Carolina

Posted on: May 24th, 2015
When retirement saving makes headlines, it is often to highlight that Americans are not saving enough for their senior years. Individuals should be realistic about long-term expenses when planning retirement contributions and investments....

How to Plan for Growing LTC Insurance Costs

Posted on: February 24th, 2015
Annual inflation increases all citizens’ costs of living; however, long-term care (LTC) insurance costs rose considerably more than average in the past year. ...

Estate Planning for Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Posted on: November 22nd, 2014
AARP has released a study that estimates caregiving costs for families in the United States will total more than $520 billion annually. This estimate reflects the time and resources devoted by families and not skilled workers; the skilled worker estimate runs over $640 billion. ...

Protect Parents’ Assets

Posted on: September 8th, 2014
As parents age, the risk of health problems grows. TheSandwich Generation—those caring for both their children and their parents, may experience the stresses and expenses of elder care, and then more issues later with probate of a deceased parent’s estate if no advance plans are made....

3 Problems With Life Estate Title of Real Property

Posted on: September 2nd, 2014
Real estate laws in North Carolina allow property owners to create and convey remainder interests in real property, while retaining lifetime rights to the property (a life estate). ...
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