"A book you should buy, that I didn't write." -- Adriane G. Berg WABC "The Money Show" New York City
"I always thought long-term care insurance was confusing. The 'Long-Term Care Planning Guide' cleared everything up for me. I especially like it because it's so honest and straightforward and it's not published by an insurance company. You can tell that Phyllis Shelton really cares about the consumer." -- Charlene Collier, Former Secretary, Tennessee Retired Teachers Association
"Leading the parade of consumer guides is the 'Long-Term Care Planning Guide'...by Phyllis Shelton...the book presents some of the best advice for consumers we have seen in print." -- George Sherman, Managing Editor, Dec. '97, LTC News & Comment, Seattle, WA
"Phyllis Shelton is one of the leading experts on long-term care insurance in North America today and her book 'Long-Term Care Planning Guide' is an excellent resource for anyone wanting to understand long-term care insurance...we do recommend this guide as a good understanding of how long-term care works and why you need it as an essential part of financial planning." -- Dave Ramsey, Author of the best seller 'Financial Peace' WWTN "The Money Game"
From the Back Cover
Phyllis Shelton is one of the nation's leading voices on long-term care insurance. As a pioneer LTC agent trainer of over 15,000 insurance agents since 1992, her Long-Term Care Planning Guide combines common-sense and straight talk on the fastest growing insurance product in the nation that is not available in any other publication.
Due to recent health care reform that offers tax incentives for individual and employer long-term care insurance policies, you may find yourself bombarded with information about long-term care insurance from the media, from the insurance industry, and even from your friends and neighbors. The Long-Term Care Planning Guide is your third-party expert to sort through the maze, decide if long-term care insurance is for you, and if so, what your policy should look like.
As President of LTC Consultants, a firm that specializes in long-term care insurance training, she advises some of the nation's largest carriers on long-term care insurance marketing methods. She is a consumer advocate of long-term care insurance and works diligently to promote integrity in long-term care marketing practices. A recent guest on CNN Financial News Network, she is also well know on the lecture circuit before such audiences as the National Association of Health Underwriters, The Million Dollar Round Table, the Private Long-Term Care Insurance Conference, the National Association of Life Underwriters, The College of Financial Planners, and the International Association of Financial Planners. She also travels throughout the nation conducting LTC insurance agent training sessions. Her articles are seen in numerous insurance publications and she is an industry reference for such publications as Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine.
Phyllis Shelton believes that planning for long-term care is not just a good idea, but is essential for every American. "Americans with modest resources also need information about LTC financing," she is quick to point out, and accordingly educates consumers about the Medicaid program. She is committed to consumer education so that families may retain independence and choice when care is needed.
With over 20 years' insurance marketing experience, Phyllis Shelton explains the essentials of marketing long-term care insurance in a caring, personable, and entertaining manner. The Long-Term Care Planning Guide is the resource for anyone with any level of interest in long-term care insurance.