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#41 – Paying for Mom’s Assisted Living – Sell The Family Home, Rent It, Or Use Her IRA?

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Are you, a parent, or a spouse transitioning to an assisted living facility? Determining what steps to take when paying for the expenses is a significant role, especially if your loved one is not present to make all decisions. It all comes down to identifying the best strategy to optimize the finances while ensuring that taxes are accounted for.

Today’s podcast episode is based on a call received by a listener. Wes explains how to maximize the assets of a parent or spouse when you are in charge of their expenses. He also discusses five things to consider when distributing assets, the importance of managing finances, utilizing IRA money, why having caution about taxes is essential, and how he would handle the situation of the listener.

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