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‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal Brings Changes to Estate Taxes and IRAs

Congress finally came to an agreement to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” and the agreement includes some changes to federal estate taxes and Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). The American Taxpayer Relief Act sets a permanent estate tax rate and provides a … Continue reading

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“Fiscal Cliff” Deal Pushes Long-Term Care Program Over the Edge

The final budget deal Congress passed to avert the “fiscal cliff” repeals a long-term care insurance program that would have helped keep the elderly and disabled out of nursing homes and off the Medicaid rolls. In its place, the budget … Continue reading

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Is your Retirement Protected from the “Fiscal Cliff”?

Okay, it may not be possible to entirely safeguard your retirement from the “fiscal cliff” talked about so readily in the news these days, but it is possible to make wise decisions with regard to your investments during retirement.  Also, … Continue reading

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