Montana State University

Joel Schumacher

Montana State University
Extension Economics
P.O. Box 172800
Bozeman, MT 59717-2800

Tel: (406) 994-6637
Fax: (406) 994-4838
E-mail: jschumacher@montana.edu
Location: 210D Linfield Hal


Marsha A. Goetting

Montana State University
Extension Economics
P.O. Box 172800
Bozeman, MT 59717-2800

Tel: (406) 994-5695
Fax: (406) 994-4838
E-mail: goetting@montana.edu
Location: 208C Linfield Hall

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Upcoming Webinars

There is no cost to register for the Webinar series.
The time for all Webinars is 12:05 PM - 12:55 PM
Mountain Standard Time

Register for Webinars: http://msuextensionconnect.org/solidfinances/event/registration.html after you register you will receive an e-mail with your password to login into the Webinars at the scheduled time and a link to the Webinar. You will only need to register one-time to participate in all Webinars.

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AFCPE CEU Eligible

Health and Aging

Medicaid and Long-Term Care Costs

The standard cost in Montana for nursing home care is $6,134 per month. About 60% of all nursing home resident receive assistance from Medicaid.  This session will explore:

  • options for covering long-term care costs
  • eligibility requirements (federal and state) for the Medicaid application process
  • rules about transferring property
  • role of trusts in the protection of assets
  • potential emotional and tax consequences of giving away assets
Marsha Goetting
Montana State University-Extension
April 23 PDF File Yes

Using Flex Plans and Montana Medical Care Savings Accounts (MSAs)

Medical and daycare expenses can have a huge impact on our personal finances.  Several types of accounts are available to help lower your state and federal income taxes while managing out-of-pocket medical expenses and daycare expenses. 

Joel Schumacher
Marsha Goetting

Montana State University-Extension
April 30 PDF File Yes