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Why I Won’t Buy Long-Term Care Insurance

Why I Won’t Buy Long-Term Care Insurance

Note:  My Dad is still deep in mid-stage Alzheimer's Syndrome, but he's healthy and doing fine.  This post is about my experiences with his insurance.   There are hundreds of posts on the pros and cons of long-term care insurance, but most of them approach the question from a financial perspective. Today ...

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Is Tricare Standard good enough?

Is Tricare Standard good enough?

A reader asks: I did five years of active duty and over 15 years in the Reserves. I just turned 60 years old and am now getting a military pension. My question is regarding Tricare. I just retired from my civilian employer and they do not offer any health insurance. I plan on using Tricare Standard for my only ...

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How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

A reader writes: Hey Nords! Hope all is well. Update: I got denied for TERA and promptly got an assignment (my first choice) 24 hours later, so I can't complain too much. Question for you if you don’t mind. I’ve got SGLI and a $100K policy on my wife as well. I’ve generally steered clear of life insurance. ...

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How To Get Kicked Out Of Tricare

How To Get Kicked Out Of Tricare

I've carried a military ID card since 1978. I'm financially independent. You would expect that I'd understand my benefits by now, but a few months ago I was nearly dis-enrolled from Tricare for not paying my premiums. To make matters even worse, I managed to thoroughly screw up our college daughter's Tricare benefits. ...

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