Why an Irrevocable Trust May Be Superior to Gifting

Parents and other family members who want to pass on assets during their lifetimes may be tempted to gift the assets. Although setting up an irrevocable trust is not as simple as giving a gift, it may be a better way to preserve assets for the future. 

Steep Rise in Assisted Living Facility Costs Amid Pandemic

Assisted Living Facility Costs

All long-term care costs rose sharply in 2020, but assisted living facility costs increased the most, according to Genworth’s latest annual Cost of Care Survey. The across-the-board rises were due in part to increased costs brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.  In the past year, assisted living facility rates grew 6.15% (percent) for a median cost of … Read more

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