by Sarah Hannibal
Living life with a physical or mental disability makes the things many of us take for granted either impossible or much more difficult. Not only do disabilities take a toll on living life, but the financial ramifications can be just as severe. Unfortunately, the maze of regulations for government benefits is lengthy, complex and confusing. While this maze is not changing, starting soon, there will be a new tool in the financial toolbox for people with disabilities.
Later this summer, ABLE accounts will be available. These are made possible by the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014. An ABLE account will provide for: