Archive | October, 2010

Ten Things to Know – and Ask — About Long-Term Care Insurance

Ten Things to Know – and Ask — About Long-Term Care Insurance For Americans over the age of 50, the time to consider long-term care coverage is now. Whether to buy it is a separate question that’s as individual as you are. Long-term care insurance (LTC) is generally recommended to anyone who has suitable income […]

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Renovating Smart in 2010: Looking for Tax Breaks, Anticipating What Will Bring Value in the Future

Renovating Smart in 2010: Looking for Tax Breaks, Anticipating What Will Bring Value in the Future Though the housing market has yet to stabilize in many communities, homeowners can’t ignore property maintenance and other critical spending that will add to their home value in the future. Yet for most of us, the days of spending […]

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5 Stock Market Changers to Watch This Week (10/17)

Factory output: Is the recovery for real? Critics complain that the bounce earlier in the year was mostly restocking, stimulus, and breaks like the homebuyer tax credit and Cash for Clunkers auto rebates. Industrial production numbers (Monday 9:15 a.m.) could make or break the “green shoots” recovery crowd. Housing starts: Construction faces some serious headwinds […]

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Creating a Personal Disaster Plan for Your Home, Your Loved Ones and Your Finances

Creating a Personal Disaster Plan for Your Home, Your Loved Ones and Your Finances The idea of a personal disaster plan began circulating in the days after the September 11, 2001 attacks. They got a boost after Hurricane Katrina. Yet even when we experience a fortunate break between natural and man-made crises, it’s still a […]

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