Will You Lose Home If You Use Medi-Cal? If you or a loved one uses Medi-Cal, will the state put a lien on your home? It’s true that all your benefits paid to a person 55 years old or older by Medi-Cal is like a loan and they have the right to ask it back…

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After a press conference in which President Trump mentioned scientists were testing the potential of using disinfectants as a coronavirus cure, poison control centers across the country reported a spike in calls. In Maryland alone, the Emergency Management Agency fielded more than 100 calls asking about the president’s suggestion. In less than 24 hours of…

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What if you or a loved one had to go into a nursing home and couldn’t be cared for at home any longer? Many have heard confusing things about Med-Cal. That you must spend down or use up all of your life savings investments even your properties before getting any benefits? For us in California…

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A recent survey by the National Endowment for Financial Education found that almost 90% of Americans were feeling anxious about their money situation.1  39% were worried about job security  48% worried about paying bills  28% didn’t know if they could pay their utilities  41% were worried about not having enough emergency savings  23% were worried…

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About 8.5% of U.S. households are headed by a self-employed person. While self-employed households tend to earn higher income than salaried households, research shows they also tend to take the biggest hit during an economic downturn.1  The emergence of independent contractors and the gig economy helped make self-employment a more viable option for Americans after…

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As the COVID-19 strain of the coronavirus flows through our nation’s population, many Americans may find themselves working shorter shifts, working from home, on paid or unpaid medical leave, furloughed or even laid off. While additional remedies from federal, state and local governments may be forthcoming to help households sustain financial stability, there are programs…

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