Caregiving of elderly or disabled family members is a huge commitment in time and financial resources for the caregiver, who often has to take time off from work and give up their own retirement savings to provide care for others. Many caregivers may be interested to learn about The Credit For Caring Act (H.R. 4708, new bipartisan legislation) that would provide up to $3,000 in a family caregiver tax credit. Expenses like groceries, modifications to a home, transportation to a doctors’ visits, or hiring someone to looks after an elderly patient or disabled child would qualify for the credit. Read more »
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Selling a home to move to lower-cost housing, or as part of a move to assisted living, involves plenty of cleaning, repairs, and maybe some renovations. To get the most money, and to recover your repair and renovation investment, focus on improvements that are either necessary to sell your home, or those that will help get you a higher price. While every home is different, here are six home improvements that tend to get the best return. Read more »