August 5, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

How to Plan for a Blended Family

Couples often bring children into a marriage from a prior marriage or union and then have children together. This is often referred to as a blended family. Blended families highlight the need for careful estate…

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July 29, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

The Issues of e-signature and Social Security Administration

Now more than ever electronic signature laws are playing a major role during the coronavirus pandemic. The laws outlining acceptable electronic transaction standards that have the same effect as paper and ink signatures are the…

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July 22, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

What to Know Before Hiring In-Home Health Care Service

In today’s senior health care world, there is a wide range of home care services available from daily household tasks to medical care. Before identifying a health care service for information, get a clear idea…

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July 16, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

Will Medicare Cover a Coronavirus Vaccine?

With the coronavirus pandemic responsible for more than a hundred thousand deaths and disrupting life across the United States, the only way for the country to return to normal is an effective vaccine. When a vaccine is available, Medicare will cover the cost. 

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July 15, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

Why Your Will is Essential

This type of documents can be essential for your estate plan. Your last will and testament is a set of legal instructions that communicates your wishes regarding your dependents and how to dispose of your…

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July 14, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

Why Are Americans in Their 60s and 70s in Debt

Between 2007 and 2010 America experienced its worst financial crisis since the great depression. Known as the subprime mortgage crisis, it happened because home prices fell in 2006, triggering loan defaults. Then the risk spread…

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July 2, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

Understanding Revocable Trusts

Revocable trusts are an effective way to avoid probate and provide for asset management in the event of incapacity as well as achieve many other goals, including tax, long-term care, and asset-protection planning. 

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July 2, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

What to Do If You Are Appointed Guardian of an Older Adult

Being appointed guardian of a loved one is a serious responsibility. As guardian, you are in charge of your loved one’s well-being and you have a duty to act in his or her best interest.  

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July 2, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

Home Care Costs Rise Sharply in Annual Long-Term Care Cost Survey

When it comes to long-term care costs, the charges for home care are now rising faster than those for nursing home care, according to Genworth’s 2019 Cost of Care survey.

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June 30, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

If You Haven’t Been Regularly Reviewing Your Estate Plan, Start When You Hit 60

If you are over age 60 and you haven’t changed your estate plan in many decades, it’s almost certain that you need to update your documents and start reviewing them every five years.

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