Shawn Weera Explains Why Medicaid Planning Is Critical For Second Marriages

According to U.S. Census Bureau data, 75% of divorced people will eventually remarry, with 65% of them bringing children from a previous union. For many older Americans in second marriages, the prospect of future long term care needs is an issue that should be considered early because there are considerable financial risks involved, even if…

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Shawn Weera – Urges Medicaid Planning to Protect Life Savings and Prevent Spousal Impoverishment

As modern lifespans edge upward, celebrating 80th, 90th, and even 100th birthdays, Shawn Weera notes a related increase in the need for long-term care and assisted living. Such arrangements for an elderly spouse or family member often put funds at considerable risk due to the high cost of satisfactory care, fast approaching $100,000 annually. After…

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Shawn Weera Discusses IRA Beneficiary Trusts

For many, trusts are one of the most effective estate planning tools available. So much so, that it is common to see owners of Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) designate a trust as the beneficiary in order to gain more control over how their assets will be distributed post mortem. While the benefits of doing so…

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