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Mid-America Pension Rights Project: Tips on How to Protect Your Retirement

By Christine Steinmetz, Pension Attorney at the Mid-America Pension Rights Project at Elder Law of Michigan You work hard for your money. You save and expect your retirement to go smoothly. However, many people retire and cannot find their pension or 401(k). This is because the company you worked for closed or was sold. If the company is still in business, then you may be … Continue reading Mid-America Pension Rights Project: Tips on How to Protect Your Retirement

(Mid-America Pension Rights Project): Worker Pension Plan Lawsuits Draw Review From U.S. Supreme Court

Via Bloomberg By Greg Stohr The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider giving workers who participate in pension plans more ability to sue when they believe the money is being mismanaged. The justices will hear arguments in their next term from retired U.S. Bancorp employees who say their plan lost more than $1 billion during the 2008 market crash because the company invested all the plan’s assets … Continue reading (Mid-America Pension Rights Project): Worker Pension Plan Lawsuits Draw Review From U.S. Supreme Court

(Mid-America Pension Rights Project): Buying Your Dream Retirement Home – Think Before You Leap

Via Kiplinger By Lisa Brown It happens every summer: Clients return from a spectacular vacation and tell me they’ve found their dream retirement home. Many people nearing retirement have long envisioned buying or building a home on the ocean or with scenic mountain views. While some have visited their idyllic spot over several years and mapped out a plan, others become enamored after only a … Continue reading (Mid-America Pension Rights Project): Buying Your Dream Retirement Home – Think Before You Leap

Social Security’s Recent Top Five Blogs

By Vonda VanTil, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Social Security matters to millions of people and that’s why we aptly named our blog Social Security Matters. Over the past several years, more and more people have realized that our blog is a trusted source for information and easy-to-share articles. Here are five recent popular blog posts: Three Common Ways Your Social Security Payment Can Grow … Continue reading Social Security’s Recent Top Five Blogs

2019 Call to Justice Honoree: Benita Armstrong

By Jennifer Blanck, MiCAFE Network Coordinator, at Elder Law of Michigan On August 14, 2019, Elder Law of Michigan will honor Adult Protective Services supervisor for Calhoun and St. Joseph counties, Benita Armstrong, with the 2019 Joe D. Sutton Call to Justice Awards for her elder abuse prevention work. The Joe D. Sutton Call to Justice Awards honor those that share the mission of Elder … Continue reading 2019 Call to Justice Honoree: Benita Armstrong

2019 Call to Justice Honoree: Kelly Jonker

By Jennifer Blank, MiCAFE Network Coordinator, at Elder Law of Michigan On August 14, 2019, Elder Law of Michigan will honor Kelly Jonker, Certified Long-Term Care Ombudsman, with the 2019 Joe D. Sutton Call to Justice Award for her elder abuse prevention work. The Joe D. Sutton Call to Justice Awards honor those that share the mission of Elder Law of Michigan, Inc. to advocate … Continue reading 2019 Call to Justice Honoree: Kelly Jonker

2019 Call to Justice Honoree: Kelly Laesch

By Jennifer Blank, MiCAFE Network Coordinator, at Elder Law of Michigan  On August 14, 2019, Elder Law of Michigan will honor Berrien County Deputy, Kelly Laesch, with the 2019 Joe D. Sutton Call to Justice Award for her elder abuse prevention work.          The Joe D. Sutton Call to Justice Awards honor those that share the mission of Elder Law of Michigan, Inc. to advocate for, educate, and assist those in need, with … Continue reading 2019 Call to Justice Honoree: Kelly Laesch

2019 Call to Justice Honoree: Laura Sutter

By Jennifer Blank, MiCAFE Network Coordinator, at Elder Law of Michigan On August 14, 2019, Elder Law of Michigan will honor Laura Sutter, Director of the Branch/St. Joseph Area Agency on Aging (3C) with the 2019 Joe D. Sutton Call to Justice Award for her elder abuse prevention work. The Joe D. Sutton Call to Justice Awards honor those that share the mission of Elder … Continue reading 2019 Call to Justice Honoree: Laura Sutter

Sign up for Medicare and Estimate Medicare Costs

By Vonda VanTil, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Affordable medical coverage is something everyone wants, especially as people age. Luckily, our nation has safeguards for workers as they get older. Millions of people rely on Medicare, and it can be part of your health insurance plan when you retire. Medicare is available for people age 65 or older, as well as younger people who have … Continue reading Sign up for Medicare and Estimate Medicare Costs

2019 Call to Justice Honoree: Vonda VanTil

By Jennifer Blank, MiCAFE Network Coordinator, at Elder Law of Michigan On August 14, 2019, Elder Law of Michigan will honor Public Affairs Specialist for the Social Security Administration, Vonda VanTil, with the 2019 Joe D. Sutton Call to Justice Award for her work and dedication to the older adult community. The Joe D. Sutton Call to Justice Awards honor those that share the mission … Continue reading 2019 Call to Justice Honoree: Vonda VanTil