The Advisor's View of Long-Term Care Planning

Tom Riekse Jr

Tom Riekse, Jr., ChFC, CEBS is the Managing Director of LTCI Partners. He has been working in the long-term care insurance business since 1991 with an emphasis on communicating the value of LTC planning to advisors, employers and consumers. He has primary responsibility for all marketing and technology initiatives at LTCI Partners, and has worked closely with carriers and vendors to make LTC Insurance easier to sell and enroll. Tom received his undergraduate degree in from Hope College, Holland Michigan. He subsequently achieved his MBA at the University of Illinois at Chicago, with a concentration in finance and marketing. He holds the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist designation from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and the Wharton School and his Chartered Financial Consultant from the American College.

Recent Posts

"Point of Need" LTC plans - what are they and how do they work?

on Mar 16, 2018 9:06:00 AM By | Tom Riekse Jr | 1 Comment | Long-term care planning
  Millions of Americans had the foresight to purchase either traditional standalone or hybrid life/ltc plans and are benefiting from the policies.  For those who never bought coverage, however, there...
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How will the new federal tax and budget deals affect LTC Insurance?

on Feb 20, 2018 12:04:58 PM By | Tom Riekse Jr | 2 Comments |
The combination of increased federal spending and tax cuts could have a substantial impact on the cost of home health care and long-term care insurance. Here are some of the ways in which the changes...
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How to conduct a great LTC insurance in-force policy review

on Jan 22, 2018 9:47:00 AM By | Tom Riekse Jr | 1 Comment | For financial professionals
(Note:  This is an update of a post that has been previously published) As long-term care planning specialists, we're passionate about helping others put together a plan that protects them and their...
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Reimbursement vs. Cash LTC Insurance Plans - which approach is better?

on Dec 14, 2017 12:14:41 PM By | Tom Riekse Jr | 1 Comment | Carrier and Product News
Long-term care insurance benefits, whether standalone or hybrid life/LTC, are pretty similar today - policyholders who can't perform 2 of 6 activities of daily living or have cognitive impairment...
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The ever-increasing tax deductibility of LTC Insurance

on Oct 30, 2017 8:05:00 AM By | Tom Riekse Jr | 7 Comments | Advice articles about planning Worksite Benefits New Product
Does your client own LTC Insurance or are they considering purchasing a plan?  Then they need to know about the important tax advantages of long-term care insurance.   A surprising number of...
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