Category: Finances

Batman Artist Turns to Crowdfunding for Health Care Costs

April 2, 2015 Victor Medina Donations, Finances, Long Term Care, Long Term Care Insurance 0 Comments

Batman’s faced plenty of tough foes in the course of his career, but there’s one nemesis still awaiting Bruce Wayne a few years down the road: long-term care costs. Just ask Norm Breyfogle, a well-known comic book artist most famous for his work with “The Caped Crusader.” The New York Times recently recounted Breyfogle’s struggle […]

Financial Elder Abuse Is Growing

February 12, 2014 Victor Medina Elder Law, Finances 0 Comments

I am encountering more and more situations in which elders are the victims of financial fraud and abuse. Sometimes the attack comes from the outside (like hackers) and just as often the attack comes from family members and trusted friends. It’s a disgusting act, filled with cowardice on the part of the perpetrators. I came […]

Resources to Help You Cover the High Costs of Assisted Living

October 15, 2013 Victor Medina Assisted Living, Finances, Medicaid Planning, VA Benefits 0 Comments

Many Americans pay their assisted living costs out of pocket. Income sources such as Social Security, veteran pensions, regular pensions, and savings are often key to covering these costs. A recent article discusses several other resources that may assist qualified seniors in paying for needed care. Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Benefit If you or your […]