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Social Media and Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

As social media platforms increase, the lines are being blurred on what is acceptable to post online. There have been instances in nursing homes where a patient’s privacy has been violated. Nursing home attendants have posted embarrassing and degrading pictures of their patients on social media, namely Snapchat and Facebook. Unfortunately, many patients fail toContinue Reading

Help Boost Your Retirement When You Become an Empty Nester

Need to boost your retirement? Do you realize it costs hundreds of thousands of dollars to raise a child? When the kids finally do leave home, parents often spend nearly as much money on travel, fixing their home up, buying a new car, and other costly purchases. Many continue to pay for their children’s college,Continue Reading

2016 Medicare Parts A and B Premiums and Deductibles

With the new year here there are new Medicare Parts A and B premiums and deductibles. The standard Medicare Part B premium will hold steady at $104.90 a month, but for almost a third of beneficiaries, the premium will rise to $121.80 a month. The Part D deductible will rise to $166 for all beneficiaries.Continue Reading

The Affect of Interest Rates on Estate Planning

Rising interest rates can make certain estate plans less effective. When rates rise, the “hurdle” rate increases. That interest rate, currently around 2%, has been quite low for some time. However, with all the predictions that interest rates will begin to rise again, so will the hurdle rate. What does this mean for your estateContinue Reading