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How Do Americans Feel About Dying?

  • August 16, 2019

A new study reveals that we are less concerned about dying, than we are about dementia and experiencing pain at death. And, no surprise, half of the people surveyed did not have a will. A report released by Merrill Lynch…

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Nursing Home

U.S. Facing Nursing Home Staffing Shortage

  • August 15, 2019

There are federal regulatory standards that nursing homes must meet for providing qualified registered nursing staff. According to McKnight’s.com, fully three-quarters of nursing homes seldom meet the federally registered nurse (RN) staffing level guidelines. In particular, on the weekends, nursing…

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How Bad Will My IRA Withdrawal Tax Bills Be?

  • August 14, 2019

The amount of taxes paid on withdrawals from IRA accounts depends on a number of different factors. Mapping this out in advance, will let you plan a retirement budget with fewer tax surprises. Your tax liability on IRA and other…

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Smart Personal Assistant

Smart Personal Assistant Revolution Moving Forward

  • August 8, 2019

The smart personal assistant revolution is moving forward at a breakneck pace. It took approximately 30 years for the cellular telephone to begin outnumbering people on the planet, but smart personal assistants are projected to outnumber humans in half of…

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When Was the Last Time Your Estate Plan Was Reviewed?

  • August 5, 2019

If you don’t remember the last time that your estate plan and related documents were reviewed, that’s a clear signal that you should put this task on your to-do list and on your estate planning attorney’s appointment calendar. Reviewing an…

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How Does a Real Estate Trust Work?

  • August 2, 2019

Most people purchase their homes without thinking about a trust. However, this option can provide some benefits to the owner and their family. By putting the property in a trust, your successor becomes the trustee. For older individuals buying homes,…

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Veterans Affairs

Innovation at the V.A.

  • August 1, 2019

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has become an unlikely and innovative pioneer in the quest to provide cost-effective, quality in-home care for veterans. Although the agency has long been mired in controversies surrounding its programs, particularly arbitrary caregiver dismissals,…

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