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Stay current with Protected Tomorrows latest services, products and announcements to enhance your life or the life of a loved one with special needs. Also, see the news stories featuring Protected Tomorrows and founder Mary Anne Ehlert’s expertise in future care planning.

Protected Tomorrows IN THE NEWS


2017

March What to Know About Special Needs Financial Planning
Johnston Taylor, U.S.News Money


2016

November U.S. Special-Needs Families Face Complex Retirement Planning
Mark Miller, Reuter
 June Advisers to start recommending ABLE plans to clients
Liz Skinner, InvestmentNews

2015

Sept Tried-and-True Steps to Serving a Growing Client Base pdf
CPA Journal
May Five Ways to Plan a Secure Future for Your Child with Special Needs
Terry Savage, Chicago Tribune

March

Tips for the Future Care of Disabled Family Members
Tara Siegel Bernard, New York Times

2014

March 9 Things Never to Say to a Parent of a Special Needs Child
Woman’s Day
9 Things Never to Say to a Parent of a Special Needs Child
Yahoo Shine
February 6 Reasons to Avoid Special Needs Planning
Life Health Pro
January Training Advisors to Serve Special-Needs Clients
Financial Planning
Training Advisors to Serve Special-Needs Clients,
Bank Investment Consultant
Succeeding in the Special Needs Market
Advisor Today
When Should You Talk to Your Kids About Money?
WomensForum
Do Coupons Really Save You Money?
WomensForum
Is It Worth it to Buy in Bulk?
WomensForum
Best Ways to Manage Bills
WomensForum
Get Involved in the Market
WomensForum

2013

November 10 Ah ha Tips – pgs 38-39 (pdf)
Exceptional Parent/eParent Magazine.
October Accessing Government Benefits and the “Golden Ticket” (pdf)
Autism Spectrum News: See bottom of page 18 of the newsletter.
August Special Needs Advocacy Firm Takes Part in MLK50 Celebrations
Seeks Dream Videos, Lincolnshire Review
Protecting Tomorrow Means Planning Today for Children with Special Needs
Robin Carlascio, Chicago Parent
 July Special Needs Clients: ‘Retirement for 3’
Martha White, Financial Planning
Planning for Special Needs
Fiona Collie, Investment Executive
 March Advisors Must Be Proactive with Age-Impaired Clients
Gary M. Stern, Investors Business Daily
9 Things Never to Say to a Parent of a Special Needs Child
Woman’s Day
9 Things Never to Say to a Parent of a Special Needs Child
Yahoo Shine
January Smart Living: Financial Planning for Special Needs Kids
Melanie Bloom, KOLN CBS
Protecting Children with Special Needs: Parents Need to Have A Plan for What Will Happen After They Pass
WJXT The Morning Show
Special Needs Children: Protected Tomorrows
Ivanhoe.com

2012

October The Psychic Toll Paid in a Special Needs House, Ron Lieber, The New York Times – Your Money Section
Assuring Care of a Family Member With Special Needs, Ron Lieber, The New York Times – Your Money Section
Planning for Special Needs Starts with Asking, Samantha Allen, Financial Planning (A Source Media Publication)
July Lincolnshire firm helps families with special needs, Jennifer Schuman, Lincolnshire Review (A Chicago Sun-Times Publication)
June The Case for Special Needs, Jeff Schlegel, Financial Advisor Magazine
May Setting Up Financial Planning for Those Who Can’t Do It Themselves, Terry Savage, Chicago Sun-Times
April Give Back and Feel the Joy, WorkGoesStrong.com
Advisers Have to Take Lead in Special-Needs Planning, Investment News
March Her Credo: Help, but First Do No Harm, American Banker
February Special needs trusts, ChicagoParent.com
Financing for individuals and families with special needs may require special care, ScotsmanGuide.com
January Protect Your Tomorrows, Indispensable: the disability blog of College Church
Protected Tomorrows: Start by planning today, Parenting Special Needs
Financial Planning Calculators for Those with Special Needs, NY Times Bucks Blog

2011

December Special Needs Planning, Pt. 4: Merrill Lynch Unveils Special Needs Calculator, AdvisorOne.com
November A Compass for Special Needs Families, Womenetics.com
October Tips to help you plan for your autistic child’s future, AutismSupportNetwork.com
Special Needs Clients Offer Special Challenges: Planner offers webinars, partnering to provide for unique needs, AdvisorOne.com
Retirement Dreams Rearranged, The Wealth Channel magazine
September Financial Professionals Build Business, Reduce Risks through Web-Based Program From Protected Tomorrows (pdf), Illinois Banker
August Making a Difference with Hannah and Friends, HannahAndFriends.org
The Clients You Never Knew You Had, Bank Investment Consultant
 July Program Helps Financial Pros Advise Familes with Disabled Members, AccountingToday.com