April 18, 2021


7 Ways to Pay for Care Without Long-Term Care Insurance

For example, the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI), a professional organization for insurance providers, says you may be able to get a long-term care policy after a past cancer diagnosis depending on the type of cancer and what stage it was or if you have remained cancer-free for a period of time. Likewise, you may qualify for coverage after a stroke if the stroke was more than two years ago and you don’t have other medical conditions.

However, shopping for a policy requires care. For one thing, getting declined by one long-term care provider can lessen your chances

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7 ways to save money for a house

Saving up for a house can take years. But if you’ve set a savings goal and you’re ready to buy, using Credible’s online mortgage calculator will help you figure out your monthly payments and understand how much you’ll need to save before making a mov (iStock)

Houses are expensive, and saving money to buy a house can take years. In fact, the average sales price of a new home was $346,400 in January 2021, according to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau, and the average sales price was $408,800. For

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The shocking ways billionaires, profitable companies hide money

At 60-stories high and 684-feet tall, Boston’s Millennium Tower, a residential luxury high-rise that opened in 2016, is the fourth-tallest building in the city. 

It is also a virtual ghost town. 

That’s because the Millennium is less of a playground for the rich and more of a tax shelter in the sky, writes Chuck Collins in his new book, “The Wealth Hoarders: How Billionaires Pay Millions to Hide Trillions” (Polity), out next month. 

“Over 35 percent of the 443 condominiums are owned by shell companies and trusts, and almost 80 percent of the unit owners do not claim

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7 ways to get money from the Biden COVID law

Third stimulus check and more: 7 ways to get money from the Biden COVID law

Mere days after President Joe Biden signed his $1.9 trillion COVID relief package into law, money is already flowing to Americans who’ve been struggling through the pandemic for more than a year.

The legislation includes the long-awaited third stimulus checks, the direct payments for most adults and children in the U.S. But there’s much more aid to go around — so much, in fact, that the Urban Institute says the various provisions will result in 16 million fewer people living in poverty.

If you need

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7 Ways Zoom Can Add Zing Your Personal Brand

We’re all spending a lot of time on Zoom these days, leading to plenty of talk about Zoom fatigue. People tuning out. Turning their camera off. Dreading a calendar filled with Zoom links.

But what if Zoom could be your solution for standing out (in a good way) and expanding your personal brand? Zoom – and all its cousins like Google Meet, MS Teams, Cisco Webex, etc. – are here to stay. And video meetings present you with the opportunity to become more influential and impactful – to make your mark. Here’s how:

1. Double Down

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10 Ways Introverts Can Build A Personal Brand

Does building a personal brand as an extrovert make you nervous?

Psychologist Carl Jung was the first to introduce the concept of introversion versus extroversion in the 1920’s that has now become one of the most mainstream ways of categorizing personality types. The key distinction is that introverts are energized by their own inner workings, while extroverts are recharged by social interactions. Because extroverts tend to be more talkative and take up more space, they are often the first to be noticed and rewarded in our

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