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 …

How To Avoid The Veterans Benefit Crunch

A little known benefit for those who have served our country is the Aide and Attendance benefit.  This benefit is designed to pay for on-going long-term care costs that could mean the difference between a veteran staying at home or going to the nursing home. Most veterans don’t realize they qualify for this benefit that could provide …

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 …