Every adult should have at least a basic estate plan in place; however, that need is heightened for women. The problem is that women are often unaware of how important estate planning can be for them. … [Read more...] about Why Is Estate Planning Crucial for Women?
Over half of all Americans do not have an estate plan in place. That fact is not all that surprising given the fact that the average person is not familiar with most of the concepts and documents used … [Read more...] about 3 Estate Planning Documents You Should Have in Your Plan
Making sure that assets are distributed as intended is the primary motivation for most people to create an estate plan. That same estate plan, however, can provide a variety of additional benefits to … [Read more...] about How Estate Planning Helps Avoid Disputes
Planning for your retirement years should start years before you reach retirement age. When you are contemplating your retirement years, it is important to take into consideration the very real … [Read more...] about Planning for Long-Term Care Should Be Part of Every Estate Plan
If you have an estate plan in place, you already recognize the numerous benefits an estate plan offers. Once your plan is in place, however, you may struggle with deciding how much (if any) of the … [Read more...] about Pros and Cons of Sharing the Details of Your Estate Plan
For many people, the concepts and legal jargon associated with estate planning can be intimidating because they are unfamiliar. A perfect example can be found in the word “heir” and “beneficiary.” … [Read more...] about Is There a Difference Between an Heir and a Beneficiary?
There is a very good chance that you will need help covering healthcare costs not covered by private insurance at some point in your lifetime. When you find yourself in that position, you will likely … [Read more...] about Understanding Medicaid and Medicare
You probably prefer not to spend too much time contemplating your own funeral and burial; however, it is something you should spend some time doing to spare your loved ones from additional grief as … [Read more...] about Why Is Funeral Planning Important?
As an adult child, one of the most heart-wrenching decisions you may ever be faced with is deciding that a parent needs the type of care that can only be provided by a nursing home. While the decision … [Read more...] about How to Pick the Right Nursing Home