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How An Inheritance Could Impact Special Needs Assistance

You want to do all you can to help your child, who has special needs. You know there are benefits and government aid programs. One key thing to avoid is giving the child assets that may accidentally disqualify him or her. In many cases, experts note that a person with over $2,000 in assets won't qualify at the state or federal level. For example, perhaps ...

June 17th, 2018|Categories: Written Blogs|Tags: |

Do Not Procrastinate Your Estate Plan

One of the biggest mistakes people make with estate planning is simply putting it off. They procrastinate. They forget about it. They don't want to talk about. They figure those are decisions best made another day. In some cases, the real reason is that they do not want to think about the end. That's understandable. It can be a delicate subject, and many people do ...

June 11th, 2018|Categories: Written Blogs|Tags: |

How Does Life Expectancy in America Compare to Other Countries?

One thing you want to think about when doing long-term care planning is your life expectancy. Of course, things like accidents and disease can cause anyone to pass away well before this age, but it still gives you a reasonable figure when planning financially for a realistic future. In the United States, the life expectancy for men is rising, although just slightly. For instance, it ...

June 6th, 2018|Categories: Written Blogs|Tags: , |

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Questions To Ask Before Establishing Guardianship Of A Child With Special Needs

If you have a child with special needs, you have undoubtedly grappled with concerns about his or her future. Depending on the circumstances, you may need to determine whether your child will require a guardian after he or she turns 18 years of age. In most cases, people living with disabilities are still perfectly capable of handling the nuances of everyday life. They can live on their ...

May 30th, 2018|Categories: Written Blogs|Tags: |

Three Legal Documents Everyone Needs

While doing your long-term care planning and medical planning, it's important to know exactly what documents you can use to reinforce your wishes. You must do more than just tell family members what you want. To really be prepared, get it in writing. Below are three different documents you can use. 1. A health care power of attorney This gives another person the ability to ...

May 30th, 2018|Categories: Written Blogs|Tags: |

Does A Beneficiary Override A Will?

When doing your estate planning, it's important to know what documents are going to take precedence. This helps you understand how assets will be distributed and what updates you need to make if you want to alter that distribution for any reason. For instance, maybe you started an IRA or a 401(k) about 20 years ago. You listed your spouse as the beneficiary because you ...

May 30th, 2018|Categories: Written Blogs|Tags: |

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