WBAB Plugged Into Long Island with Ted Linder and Melissa Negrin-Wiener.
The New Administration: Impact on Estate Planning and Government Benefits Melissa Negrin-Wiener discusses the possible changes to estate and Medicaid planning which may be on the agenda for the new administration. Ms. Negrin-Wiener addresses possible changes to Medicaid planning, spousal refusal and estate planning..
Non-Profit Voice with Ron Gold and Melissa Negrin-Wiener.
Melissa Negrin-Wiener was invited to appear on The Non-Profit Voice to raise awareness about GDGC's charity Senior Dreams.;
December 24, 2016
Topic: Elder Law and Reverse Mortgages.
Melissa Negrin-Wiener and guest, Frank Melia Certified Mortgage Planner with Quontic Bank, review the ins and outs of reverse mortgages including taking a reverse mortgage on property held within an Irrevocable Trust.
December 4, 2016
Topic: Estate Planning and Financial Wellness.
Melissa Negrin-Wiener and guest, Katie Coleman of Siena Wealth Advisory Group, discuss the interplay between estate planning and financial planning. They review the importance of retirement accounts and planning for families who have children with special needs.
November 20, 2016
Topic: Community Medicaid and Protecting Your Excess Income.
Melissa Negrin-Wiener reviews the income allowances for Community Medicaid benefits and discusses protecting excess income through the use of Pooled Income Trust.
November 13, 2016
Topic: What is Elder Law and Why do you Need an Elder Law Attorney?
Melissa Negrin-Wiener discusses the differences between Elder Law and Estate Planning. She also gives an in-depth review of the importance of hiring an Elder Law Attorney to file a Medicaid application vs. using a Medicaid Agency or Medicaid Advisor.
November 6, 2016
Topic: When Should You See an Elder Law Attorney?
Melissa Negrin-Wiener discusses the importance of Elder Law and Estate Planning at each stage of life as well as life-changing events that warrant a visit to your Elder Law and Estate Planning practitioner.
October 30, 2016
Topic: Medicaid Home Care Benefits (Community Medicaid)
Melissa Negrin-Wiener reviews eligibility requirements for Community Medicaid and discusses asset protection strategies with regards to same.