Some people have life insurance policies that have long-term care riders that allow them to access up to the death benefit for long-term care needs. These might be able to be sold through a life settlement.
Aretha Franklin’s handwritten wills might not pass muster in some states. However, a court in Michigan, where she died, is more likely to take them seriously, experts say.
Stan Lee is sadly gone but the Marvel icon is far from forgotten, especially in the L.A. County District Attorney’s office.
Billions of dollars are lost to financial scams every year, and seniors are particularly at risk. One widely cited study found that older Americans lose $36 billion a year to elder financial abuse. This includes exploitation, fraud and trust abuse.