Considerations When Setting Up & Managing Your IRA      

Q.  My IRA is a significant part of my assets, and I wonder if there are any special considerations when planning my affairs? A. Yes. Consider the following: Name Beneficiaries: Remember to name both primary and contingent beneficiaries. If you are married, the primary beneficiary would typically be your spouse, but name back-up beneficiaries as… Read More »

Medicare Savings Programs Can Reduce Health Costs for Low-Income Seniors

Q.  My wife and I are struggling with the financial cost of paying our Medicare premiums, deductibles and copayments. I hear there may be some government assistance available for seniors in our shoes. Do you know anything about these programs? A. Yes. You refer to the Medicare Savings Programs (“MSP’s”) available for low-income seniors to… Read More »