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It costs us around $3600 per year to insure both DH and me for LTC. FIL spent about 2 years in a nursing home, and his estate owes Medicaid close to $200,000 to pay for that,


Then again, if you invest that $3600/yr at an 8% return over 30 years, you get $408,000. You could reimburse Medicaid with enough left over to buy a boat or an airplane.

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