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News: Timber Ridge at Talus, a thriving senior living community in the Cascade Mountain foothills, makes living a quality 100-year life...
Mortgage and Finance News: (ISSAQUAH, Wash.) Timber Ridge at Talus, a thriving 62+ community, announced that despite the life expectancy decline in the U.S. during the last several years, largely due to COVID, the number of centenarians is increasing at the same time, which means many will be planning for the 100-year life in 2023.
Mortgage and Finance News: (SEATTLE, Wash.) Asset Defense Team and Vast Solutions Group, Inc. are pleased to announce their joint venture, AssetDefenseAdv.com. This partnership brings together two leading companies in the asset protection and tax strategy industry, combining their expertise and resources to provide top-quality services to clients around the globe. The advanced platform is called "Einstein" and is currently in Beta 1.0.
News: Spokane Association of REALTORS® rolls out Down Payment Resource to help subscribers connect homebuyers with down payment assistance
Mortgage and Finance News: (SPOKANE, Wash.) The Spokane Association of REALTORS (SAR) today announced that it has partnered with Down Payment Resource (DPR) to provide its 2,500 MLS subscribers with access to DPR's toolset that helps real estate agents connect clients with programs that can help save on down payments and closing costs.
Mortgage and Finance News: (VANCOUVER, Wash.) Knowledge Coop, the industry's top online compliance training and virtual work platform, today announced it has hired Brian Paine as Director of Technology. His responsibilities at Knowledge Coop include maintaining a stable working environment for all of Knowledge Coop's technical operations.
Mortgage and Finance News: (ISSAQUAH, Wash.) According to internal data gathered by TripLog, a leading enterprise mileage and expense tracking solution, over 1/4 (nearly 30%) of all mileage is overreported, which could potentially cost businesses millions of dollars per year in fraudulent reimbursements.
News: Agent Review Announces Technology Awareness Series for Insurance Agents – Leonardo247 Leads Launch
Mortgage and Finance News: (BELLEVUE, Wash.) Agent Review which serves insurance agents and those needing insurance, announces the creation of the Technology Awareness series. These informational alerts can make agents significantly more valuable to their clients, according to Bryan Foos, Agent Review's Operations Manager.
News: MyKabin Officially Completes Its First Backyard Cottage as Seattle Detached ADU (DADU) Landscape Shifts
Mortgage and Finance News: (SEATTLE, Wash.) MyKabin, a Seattle construction firm specializing in making it easier, faster and less expensive for homeowners to build a personalized and sustainable detached accessory dwelling unit, just completed its first backyard cottage build at a Madison Valley home.
Mortgage and Finance News: (SEATTLE, Wash.) Now residents of Western Washington have access to affordable backyard living space with the launch of MyKabin, a new construction firm specializing in backyard cottages. MyKabin has reimagined the construction process by focusing on creating a beautiful, prefabricated cottage with a minimally disruptive installation process that saves homeowners time, money, and the hassle of a lengthy construction project.
Mortgage and Finance News: (PALO ALTO, Calif.) VLP Law Group LLP ('VLP') is pleased to announce that patent attorney Jim White has joined the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group as a partner based in Seattle, Washington. Prior to becoming a software patent attorney, Mr. White worked as a software engineer in Silicon Valley for over six years.
A Prime Time to Plan for Long-Term Care for Yourself Is After Arranging It for A Loved One, says ACSIA Partners
Mortgage and Finance News: (KIRKLAND, Wash.) Have you been called upon to arrange care for an aging parent or other loved one? If so, "it can be a blessing in disguise," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation's largest long-term care insurance agencies. "It can inspire you to plan ahead for your own care, without delay."
Mortgage and Finance News: (KIRKLAND, Wash.) The number of Americans age 65 and older is on track to double -- from 46 million now to over 98 million in 2060, when today's 20-somethings will be turning 65. At that time the 65-plus age group's share of the population will have jumped to 24-percent from 15-percent today. "Think of it," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, "one in four of us will be in the older group, at high risk of needing long-term care."
Mortgage and Finance News: (KIRKLAND, Wash.) Last year the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services issued a report about Americans' concerns and actions related to long-term care (LTC), also referred to as long-term services and supports (LTSS). "The main takeaway was not the particulars of the responses, in our view," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners. "It was the fact that participants considered and faced the issues."
James Dettman, a veteran of the insurance and employee benefits industries, has joined ACSIA Partners LLC
Mortgage and Finance News: (KIRKLAND, Wash.) James Dettman, a veteran of the insurance and employee benefits industries, has joined ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies. He will serve as one of four Worksite Sales Directors.
Mortgage and Finance News: (KIRKLAND, Wash.) Many Americans spend hours investigating long-term care options online, only to come away confused and dispirited. Now there's another way to go. It's a by-phone Decision Funnel designed to cut through the complexity. Offered by ACSIA Partners, the service will be delivered by real human specialists, not phone robots.
It’s Tax Time, and Millions Could Miss Sizeable Deductions for Long-Term Care Insurance, ACSIA Partners Says
Mortgage and Finance News: (KIRKLAND, Wash.) If you're considering long-term care insurance, or already have a policy, "Tax time is a good time to look for help from Uncle Sam," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation's largest long-term care insurance agencies. "And the help you get could be more than negligible."
Mortgage and Finance News: (KIRKLAND, Wash.) If you're 50-plus, Denise Gott has some holiday advice for you. 'Consider giving yourself the gift of long-term care insurance,' she says. 'It just might lift your spirits during the gift-giving season.' Gott is CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning.
Mortgage and Finance News: (SEATTLE, Wash.) Nonprofit fund accounting and software specialist, Vicki Welter, CPA will speak at the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants Not-for-Profit Conference in Seattle, Nov. 20-21, 2014.
Evolving Tax Benefits Make Long-Term Care Planning More Attractive – Multiple Incentives Now Moderate the Cost
Mortgage and Finance News: (KIRKLAND, Wash.) LTC (Long-term care) services, which are generally not covered by Medicare or regular health insurance, can be expensive. 'Sticker shock keeps many from thinking about it,' says Ken Dehn, General Counsel for LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance solutions agencies.