Foreign Assets and Estate Planning

  • July 29, 2019

As more people call themselves “citizens of the world,” there are an increasing number of Americans with assets in other countries. This makes estate planning a bit more complex. Structuring how assets are owned in foreign countries needs to be…

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Top Five Estate Plan Epic Fails

  • July 26, 2019

The problem with mistakes to an estate plan, is that many are irreversible and cannot be fixed. Those that can be fixed are often expensive. It is best to do it right the first time. Many of the top reasons…

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Why You Need a Power of Attorney

  • July 24, 2019

Accidents and injuries occur all the time. That’s why every adult needs a power of attorney, in the same way that everyone needs a will. A power of attorney lets you name a person who can step in to conduct…

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Long-term Care

Getting Creative with Your Long-Term Care Services

  • July 23, 2019

Long-term care insurance was sold aggressively in the 1980s, 90s and thereafter to offset the costs of seniors needing to live in a nursing home, assisted living or needing at home health care. Now, however, the business of long term…

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How to Care For Your Pets After You’re Gone

  • July 22, 2019

Welcoming a new pet into the home, is always a happy occasion. Planning for a furry friend’s life after its owner has passed, is as important as any other aspect of pet care. It’s interesting that so many Americans still…

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I’m Too Young to Need a Will

  • July 17, 2019

When most people in their 50s don’t have a will, it’s no surprise that people in their 20s and 30s don’t think they need a will. However, they do, especially if they have small children. Most of us live for…

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Talking About Your Estate Plan with Family

  • July 17, 2019

Being able to talk with your family about your estate plan is not easy, since the underlying subtext—your own eventual death—is difficult for parents and adult children. However, by having these frank discussions, you eliminate stress and often, promote a…

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