Shawn Weera – Long Term Care Insurance Delivers Advantages and Setbacks

Long-term care insurance was created primarily to provide coverage for one year or more of necessary services inside a nursing home or other onsite facility. Policies provide for essential diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative, or personal care services, usually when the individual becomes ill or injured. However, there are some situations in which coverage under long-term care…

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Shawn Weera Discusses Four Primary Parts of One’s Estate Plan

Shawn Weera, President of the Law Offices of Shawn Weera, is an acclaimed estate planner recognized for his ability to design effective plans that give clients the ability to avoid probate, save on taxes, and protect assets. Recently the esteemed elder law attorney outlined the four essential components that every good estate strategy should include,…

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Shawn Weera On The Four Essential Parts of an Estate Plan

Shawn Weera, President of the Law Offices of Shawn Weera, is nationally recognized for his ability to design effective estate plans that allow clients to avoid probate, save on taxes, and protect assets. Recently the esteemed elder law attorney outlined the four essential components that every good estate strategy should include, explaining why each is…

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Shawn Weera On Using Annuities to Qualify for Aid and Attendance VA Benefit

The number of incoming retirees has complicated both pension and long-term care programs considerably. Baby Boomers’ sheer population size, coupled with their lengthening lifespans, are stretching the resources of already challenged systems. This has made it harder for many seeking assistance with long-term care. Shawn Weera, President of Shawn Weera and Associates, estimates that over…

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Shawn Weera On Using Annuities for Medicaid Planning

As science, technology, and fitness dovetail to extend lifespans well into the 80s and beyond, it is more important than ever to consider Medicaid planning advice from the professionals at Shawn Weera & Associates. An expert in the field, Shawn Weera, JD, MFP, is equipped to minimize the frightening financial challenges presented by the extended…

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Shawn Weera On New Medicaid Estate Recovery Laws

Over the course of the past four years, esteemed elder law attorney Shawn Weera has educated hundreds of Americans about Medicaid Estate Recovery through free workshops and seminars. Michigan law, however, has just changed with regards to how long-term care costs are going to be recoverable by the state government. Weera recently discussed the details…

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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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