Budget negotiations between Congress and President Obama have resulted in some significant changes to Social Security that will take away some of the strategies that married couples can use to increase their benefit payouts. The “File and Suspend” strategy will be gone by May, 2016. Under this option the
So many ways to get tripped up by the Medicaid system. Here’s yet another one. John was agent under power of attorney for his mom who was in a nursing facility. Over the past 3 years he had spent Mom’s money down for her care and then applied for Medicaid.