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Whether you are an “older” American yourself or you have a loved one who qualifies, May is the time to celebrate older Americans. Officially designated as “Older Americans Month,” the month of May is … [Read more...] about Celebrate Older Americans Month This May
When you think of estate planning you are likely to think about executing a Last Will and Testament to ensure that your estate assets are distributed according to your wishes after you are gone. While … [Read more...] about Why Incapacity Planning Should Be Included in Your Estate Plan
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Every American owes a debt of gratitude to the millions of men and women who currently serve or who have served in the United States military. Without their dedication and sacrifice, and that of their … [Read more...] about Get Involved in Military Appreciation Month This May
While most estate plans begin with executing a Last Will and Testament, a trust agreement is often a popular addition once a basic estate plan is established. Establishing a trust should always be … [Read more...] about Creating a Trust: What to Consider
It can be difficult to accept if you are at the point in your life when your parents are starting to show their age. The reality, however, is that the natural aging process will eventually cause some … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know about Planning for Elder Care
While a Last Will and Testament remains the most used estate planning tool, a trust is not far behind in terms of popularity. Trusts are frequently included in a comprehensive estate plan for a wide … [Read more...] about Can a Trust Be Contested?