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Paying For Long Term Care Insurance

By Bill Cole

There may come a time when you are not as healthy as you wish you could be and taking care of yourself on a day to day basis is not possible. While the idea of that may be worrisome it is important to be practical and have a plan like long term care insurance if this situation should occur.

Thinking ahead is something we usually do best. Setting aside a certain amount of your savings for health concerns that could arise is a prudent way to move into your retirement. But if you have not taken this imitative there are other ways to procure the funds you need.

One would hope that you have planned for any possibility that might arise in your retirement and later years. That would mean that you had followed a precise savings plan and have the amount you need to see you through the end. But if that is not the case many times looking to your family, friends or those that support you can help give you aid. If they are not able to take on this price then you will have to get creative.

There is long term care insurance which can be purchased and saved until it is required. This insurance works like any insurance policy and is written to reflect the needs of someone that will need a long duration of care.

You can purchase a policy where you pay one large sum to pay for a span of years or until you reach a predetermined age. The lump sum payment means no premiums, however, there are plans where you can pay premiums for ten, twenty, or even thirty years to fund the policy. The longer you hold onto this policy the better as then you have more allocated to your later needs. This policy also gives a benefit in case of death.

A life insurance plan that is null because of change of circumstances such as divorce will allow you to use the money it brings to pay for your long term needs. Remember though that cashing this type of policy will be taxed and gives you less of the amount.

If you are a terminal patient or chronically ill then you can sell your life insurance policy to someone else. This might mean that you do not receive the full value of the policy but it gets the funds to you to manage your care. The third person would receive the entire benefit. This gives you the cash you need fast.

Financial plans are future plans. Sitting down and deciding what will be available for your health is important. Starting a savings plan early on and funding it diligently will bring you the simplest return or invest in your future with a policy like long term care insurance to bring you some peace for your older days.

Before you go out and buy a policy go to Long Term Care Insurance, ask questions and request a long term care insurance quote. We represent 20 of the top LTCi providers. This gives you tremendous options.

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Cole, Bill "Paying For Long Term Care Insurance." Paying For Long Term Care Insurance. 5 Jul. 2010. 17 Feb 2016 <>.

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Cole, B (2010, July 5). Paying For Long Term Care Insurance. Retrieved February 17, 2016, from

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Cole, Bill "Paying For Long Term Care Insurance"

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