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Elder Law Report: Spend Downs

October 22nd, 2018 (No Comments)

  What do you do when you have too many assets? Having too many assets can stop you from qualifying for Long Term Care Medicaid for nursing home care or Special Assistance Medicaid which pays for assisted living care here in North Carolina. There is a three year look back period for assisted living care, […]

The X-Factor and Indecision

October 16th, 2018 (No Comments)

Lately, I have been in a state of indecision in my business and my life, and I’ve worked with clients who have been indecisive (which is a toxic state of mind.) This was summed up by a friend who once told me, ‘you get killed at the crossroads,’ and it’s true. If you stand still […]

Elder Law Report: Law & Technology

October 14th, 2018 (No Comments)

The Clio Cloud Conference. This is all about law and technology. My background was in technology. I was a computer programmer. That’s how I think of problem solving. I also like to incorporate technology in my work. When I started in elder law I didn’t understand how technology would become such a big part of […]

Plan: Caring

October 14th, 2018 (No Comments)

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about my business plan and whether it makes sense? Yesterday, I spent the entire day driving to and visiting Creedmore Senior Center, just north of Durham. I was asked to speak about estate planning and elder law because they had listened to our podcasts and watched our videos. […]

Do the New VA Pension Laws Encourage Divorce?

October 8th, 2018 (No Comments)

Do the New VA Pension Laws Encourage Divorce? By Greg McIntyre, Elder Law Attorney. I was thinking of the new VA pension rules that go into effect December 18th and I cannot tell you how unfair and inequitable it is to spouses. The majority of people caring for their spouse are women, so I think […]

Elder Law Report: Should your real estate agent be senior certified?

October 2nd, 2018 (No Comments)

I’m Greg McIntyre of McIntyre Elder Law helping seniors protect their assets and legacies. I’m here with Dave Edwards who is a Keller Williams real estate agent and a senior real estate specialist. Dave, tell us about your background? You weren’t always a real estate agent. You worked for IBM for a time, right?   […]

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