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NAIFA's Limited & Extended Care Planning Center

The LECP Center empowers professionals to network with solution and service providers to share best practices, directly access subject matter experts, research, training and resources; and provide thought leadership so we may continue to address the changing needs of the market.

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Extended Care is Critical to Retirement Planning

By Bill Comfort on Nov 20, 2019 11:25:16 AM

Planning for extended care is not optional. It must be a critical, integral part of every client’s retirement plan. Failing to effectively address the subject in a meaningful, personalized way risks the failure of every other financial, investment, retirement, and estate plan.

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The Importance of Health Insurance & Retirement Income

By ARM on Nov 19, 2019 2:02:26 PM

Long-Term Care Awareness month often encourages reflection about wellness, leading people to evaluate how they are prepared for the future the future – both physically and financially. 

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Paying for Extended Care

By CLTC on Nov 14, 2019 3:10:58 PM

When a client needs extended care there are two sets of consequences:

First are personal consequences to a spouse, kids, extended family, or friends. The cost to the caregiver of this personal, “informal” help is real, immediate, and encompasses many forms:

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Tax Advantages of Long-Term Care Insurance

By ARM on Nov 13, 2019 11:40:49 AM

Long-Term Care Awareness Month conversations should always include a mention of the tax advantages of Long-Term Care insurance [LTCi]. For those looking for a last-minute tax deduction, LTCi presents a solution.

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The Market Continues To See The Value Of Asset-Based Long Term Care Products

By OneAmerica on Nov 7, 2019 12:15:00 PM

At the start of 2019, the OneAmerica® forecast on these pages was one of optimism, even though several factors—market uncertainty and the regulatory landscape among them—could bring headwinds to our industry. 

Halfway through the year, our tone hasn’t changed. Especially for the asset-based long term care (ABLTC) market, what we’re seeing is “more of a good thing.”

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Make Long-Term Care Part of Your Financial Plan

By Advanced Resources Marketing on Nov 5, 2019 11:15:00 AM

This November marks the 19th anniversary of Long-Term Care Awareness month, presenting an opportune time to discuss why Long-Term Care insurance [LTCi] should be considered a vital part of one’s financial plan.

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Keep Your Legacy Out of the Hands of Hackers

By LegacyShield on Oct 16, 2019 3:30:00 PM

By : Ashley Schopp

In July alone, there were 2.3 billion records[1] breached globally. That’s about 74 million a day, an astounding number of people to be subject to a cyber attack. Domestically, there’s an attack every 39 seconds, affecting one in three Americans a year.[2] The study that generated that statistic explains how hackers are able to levy so many attacks a day. They program software to strike large numbers of computers simultaneously and write code that controls which usernames and passwords to try – those that the hacker believes are most likely to be used.

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One of the Fastest Growing Areas to Fund Long-Term Care: Life Settlements

By Chris Orestis on Oct 15, 2019 4:12:55 PM

By Chris Orestis


The costs of long-term care are increasing every year, but most families and advisors do not understand what they will be confronting when it is time to start paying for care. Too many people wait until they are in the middle of a crisis before they start trying to figure out how the world of long-term care works. Long-term care is a topic people don’t want to discuss, yet it’s a very expensive proposition. Families can go broke quickly trying to provide for a loved one.

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Market Opportunity: Helping the LGBT Community Prepare For Tomorrow

By OneAmerica on Oct 11, 2019 12:30:00 PM

October 11 is National Coming Out Day, where members of the LGBTQ community are encouraged to live their lives as their true selves.  However, The LGBTQ community is often under-served in terms of healthcare, insurance and financial services.  This Market Opportunity to can help explain the fact that regardless of sexual orientation, American couples have similar concerns about their finances and their future.

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Growing economic impact

The buying power of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adults has reached $917 billion, reflecting tremendous economic impact. And
households run by same-sex couples tend to have a higher income and higher education level than opposite-sex couples, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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What is “Long-Term Care”?

By CLTC on Oct 9, 2019 1:00:00 PM

Before engaging clients in an effective planning process to address “long-term care” you need to understand what it is, and what it is not.