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Should My Mother Let Her Life Insurance Policy Lapse?

Q. My mother, Sandra, is considering letting her life insurance policy lapse. She claims that she is low on funds and that it is difficult to make the monthly payments. She is also concerned about Medicaid eligibility. Do you have … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Can Health Insurance Companies or Life Insurance Companies Charge the Unvaccinated Higher Premiums?

Dear Angel, I was listening to NPR recently. They mentioned that the current COVID-19 wave in the U.S. is mostly affecting unvaccinated Americans, who comprise more than 95% of current cases of hospitalization and death. I also … [Read more...]

What the US Government is Doing to Keep Nursing Homes COVID-Free

In late spring of 2021, the 142 nursing homes operated by the Good Samaritan Society hit a milestone that was unthinkable just four months earlier: Zero cases of COVID-19 across the whole company, from 900 at the peak of the … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Are Military Retirees and Disabled Veterans Getting a Raise Next Year?

Dear Oakley, I heard a rumor that military retirees and disabled veterans are getting a hefty raise next year. Is this true? Thanks for your help. Mo Money --- Dear Mo, According to the Defense Department, there are … [Read more...]

Veterans with PTSD Could Qualify for Service Dogs at No Cost through the PAWS Act

Q. My husband, Kyle, is a veteran with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He often experiences upsetting memories, feels on edge, and has a lot of trouble sleeping. At times, it’s even difficult for him to do normal daily activities, … [Read more...]

This Harry Potter Publisher Blindsided His Family When He Left Them Nothing

Maurice Richard Robinson Jr. died suddenly on June 5, 2021 while on a walk in Martha’s Vineyard. From 1975 until his recent death, Robinson was the chief executive officer of Scholastic Corporation, a publishing company founded by … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Estate Planning for Cryptocurrency

Dear Angel, A couple years ago, I started investing in Bitcoin. It’s value has increased a lot and I want to include it in my estate planning. What should I know when it comes to developing an estate plan for … [Read more...]