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Marotta On Money - September 15 Newsletter


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Why Do Physicians Permit, If Not Encourage, Futile Medical Care? (09-14-2014)

We've been helping Michael Kirsch, a practicing physician and newspaper columnist, to answer some of his patients' most vexing questions. Question 7 is "Why do physicians permit, if not encourage, futile medical care?" Who is to say what medical care is futile? Much of the costs of health care simply try to manage the dying process. At the end of life there are rarely any good answers. We are all mortal. Every effort to save the patient from dying ultimately proves futile.
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Free NCEF Seminar: NAPs: Tax Credits for Giving to Local Charities

If you missed Matt's talk, you can download the slides and his narration at SlideShare. *Topic:* Neighborhood Assistance Programs: Tax Credits for Giving to Local Charities *Speaker:* Matthew Illian, CFP®, AIF® Wealth Manager, Marotta Wealth Management, Inc.
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Umbrella Insurance Is Always the Right Answer (10-04-2010)

If you have a personal umbrella insurance policy, congratulations. If you don't, you must not have a lot to lose. This important insurance can extend your liability coverage beyond your home and auto insurance by millions of dollars. We live in a litigious society. Anyone can sue you for any reason. Those with money are targets simply because suing someone without assets is pointless. Car and home insurance are required, but even $300,000 liability coverage won't protect you in the event of a catastrophe. Your teenage driver is at fault and young people in both cars are seriously injured.
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