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  • Demystifying Social Security

    Deciding how and when to claim Social Security is one of the most critical financial decisions a person will make in his or her lifetime. By not understanding the many complex rules surrounding Social Security, you could leave thousands of dollars on the table. In this class, you will learn when you should file for Social Security benefits? What are the advantages and disadvantages of filing at age 62 or deferring to age 70? How does the November 2015 change in the rules affect me? How can I make sure I am taking advantage of available spousal, survivor or divorced benefits? How much of my Social Security will be subject to income tax? What potential changes are in store for Social Security and how might they affect my claiming decision? These questions and many more will be answered in this very important class. No Senior/Staff Discount.
  • Long-term Care & Asset Protection

    The high cost of long-term care can wipe out a family’s life savings in a short period of time. Unfortunately, many families are faced with this situation, finding themselves at the mercy of an under-funded government Medicaid system with limited choices. Recent legislative changes have created many questions surrounding planning techniques: How can I protect my home? What is the penalty for giving assets away? Are my assets protected if I put them in a trust? When is long-term care insurance worthwhile to consider? What if my loved one is already in a nursing home, can they still protect their assets? All of these questions and more will be clearly answered in this very important class. NO DISCOUNTS.
  • Understanding Medicare

    If you are close to age 65 or already on Medicare, this class is for you! The class is designed to fully enlighten you on how Medicare works and the different health care choices available to those age 65+. In this class you will learn; How are parts A, B, C and D integrated? What is Medicare Advantage? What are the pros and cons of HMO’s, PPO’s and Medigap plans? Should I take Medicare if I am still employed? How do I avoid late sign up penalties? Does any part of Medicare cover long-term care expenses? These questions and many more will be answered in this very important class. No discount.
  • Wills and Trusts: Protect What Matters Most

    Come learn about the core essentials of estate planning and why everyone over the age of 18 needs these protective documents to prevent risks of court and conflict. We will review what probate looks like, when estate taxes are paid - and how much, the requirements of guardianship for children - not just long term but short term, as well as discuss the "incapacity documents" such as health care directives and powers of attorney. Students will learn what a Will does, what a Trust does, the significance of how assets are titled, and what to look for when working with an estate planning attorney - and we will have fun learning it all! No discounts.