Beware Of Pension Poachers (Podcast)

Pension poachers are financial planners, attorneys, and insurance agents, who seek out older adults with steady incomes in the form of pensions and convince them to restructure their assets in a potentially catastrophic way in order to qualify them for the VA benefit. According to the Federal Trade Commission, and according to the findings of an …

Five New Years Resolutions Baby Boomers Should Make In 2016

As the clock ticks down on 2015, most Baby Boomers have given some thought to making a few resolutions for the new year. The annual ritual of resolution usually includes promises to lose weight, save money or engage in some type of self-improvement. If you are one of over 43 million people (according to the family …

New Veterans Benefits Rules Could Impact Eligibility

Medicare and Medicaid aren’t the only government agencies feeling the crunch of today’s health care funding crisis.  Soon the VA could implement new rules that could impact who is eligible for veterans benefits and when they are able to receive them. The issue at hand is the applicant’s ability to transfer assets in order to …