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Alan Gassman, Christopher Denicolo & Brandon Ketron: A Practical Approach to Qualifying Longevity Annuity Contracts (QLACs) - Using the (King) L.E.A.R. (Life Expectancy And Return) Analysis to Determine Whether Clients Should Invest in Specially Desi Steve Leimberg's Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning Newsletter Issue:639    20-Aug-14

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Deinlein v. U.S., 114 AFTR 2d 2014-5390 No Disclaiming of Federal Tax Liability
updated:28-Aug-14

PLR 201434020 (29 April 2014) IRS Grants Extension to Allocate GSTT Exemption
updated:28-Aug-14

REG-129507-14, Wheaton College v. Burwell, 134 S. Ct. 2806 (2014) IRS Prop. Regs. on Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act
updated:28-Aug-14

IR-2014-83 (22 August 2014) 2012 Individual Income Tax Returns Complete Report (Publication 1304) Now Available
updated:28-Aug-14

PLR 201434027 (27 May 2014) IRS Waives IRA Rollover Requirement
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R43318 CRS Report on Social Security Disability Insurance (DI) Trust Fund: Background and Solvency Issues
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PLR Allows Spousal Rollover of IRA Despite Designation of Trust as Beneficiary
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updated:26-Jun-14

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updated:18-Aug-14

Asset Protection and Income Tax Planning for IRAs after Clark
updated:01-Aug-14

Bob Keebler and Michael Goller on IRS Circular 230
updated:20-Jun-14

Keebler, Blattmachr and Gans on Estate of Trombetta
updated:14-May-14

Keebler, Oshins and Lipkind on the Newest NING Trust PLR
updated:07-Mar-14

Bob Keebler on Advanced Bracket Management -- Part 2
updated:21-Feb-14

Bob Keebler on Advanced Bracket Management -- Part 1
updated:21-Feb-14

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26-Aug-14

All Assets Are Not Created Equal
25-Aug-14

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25-Aug-14

New Twitter Policy Allows Family Members to Remove Images of the Deceased
21-Aug-14

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19-Aug-14

Industry Mourns Roy M. Adams
18-Aug-14

The Downside of Longevity Annuities for Retirement Planning
17-Aug-14

Delaware Enacts Digital Assets Law
17-Aug-14

Lawsuit Challenges "Antiquated" Funeral Industry Laws
17-Aug-14

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No Marital Deduction Available for Elective Share Over Assets Held in Foreign Trust
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Complex Decision-Making and Cognitive Aging Call for Enhanced Protection of Seniors Contemplating Reverse Mortgages
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Making Mediation Work in Guardianship Proceedings: Protecting and Enhancing the Voice, Rights, and Well-Being of Elders
Jennifer L. Wright - Journal of International Aging, Law & Policy

Evolution, Not Revolution: A Legislative History of the New York Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act
Harvey P. Dale, Victoria Bjorklund, Jennifer Reynoso and Jillian P. Diamant - New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy

ABC Trust Plan Offers Added Protection From GST Tax
Michael J.R. Hoffman, Mitzi K. Lauderdale, and John C. Bost - Estate Planning

Law Threads
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Clark Decision Complicates Planning for IRA Owners -- 6/12/2014

Quick Take: Recent Cases Allow Probate of Electronic Wills -- 2/14/2014

Special Report: Summaries from the 2014 Heckerling Institute -- 1/10/2014

Does Portability Create a Property Interest? -- 12/09/2013

Language for Granting Control of Digital Assets -- 08/18/2013

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MetLife Market Survey of Nursing Home and Home Care Costs
Each year the MetLife Mature Market Institute conducts a market survey of nursing home and home care costs in the United States. This page presents the results of the 2012 survey

Best Nursing Homes: US News and World Report
The best of the best, as culled from more than 15,500 homes in the latest U.S. News America's Best Nursing Homes rankings.

Leading Age
LeadingAge’s Consumer Hub offers information and support to help people make the most of the aging experience. This includes a directory of not-for-profit organizations committed to meeting people’s needs and preferences as they age.

Nursing Home Comparison - Medicare.gov
Compare the performance of nursing homes in your area. This site from the Medicare administration offers a five-star quality rating system.

An Inside Look -- Vanguard Charitable
"In An inside look, we reflect on 10 years of granting at Vanguard Charitable, a leading, national donor-advised fund--analyzing trends in our donors' giving patterns and preferences and identifying ways we can all "give more." Through our study, we found that when giving with a DAF: 73% of donors are involved with the charities they support. 61% of donors are strategic with their philanthropy."