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
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
Building up your asset portfolio is undoubtedly part of your overall estate plan; however, simply amassing assets without taking steps to protect those assets can cause the most well-drafted estate … [Read more...] about Deciphering Asset Protection Trusts
Most people go through their entire working years without ever needing to rely on Medicaid to cover healthcare expenses, only to find that they must turn to Medicaid as a senior. If you are among … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know about Common Medicaid Myths
Medicaid planning should be part of most estate plans given the likelihood that you (or a spouse) will need long-term care and the increasingly high cost of that care. Along with planning to ensure … [Read more...] about What Do I Need to Know about Medicaid Estate Recovery?
Most people recognize the importance of estate planning; however, those same people often fall victim to the numerous and varied myths and misconceptions about estate planning. To help ensure that … [Read more...] about Estate Planning Myths and Misconceptions
As more and more individuals get comfortable in the digital world, Estate Planning has evolved to address the collection and transfer of digital assets. The widespread use of a legacy contact and … [Read more...] about Death and Your Digital Footprint
We often field questions about taxes on inheritances, and many people assume that there are significant taxes when bequests are distributed. In fact, the news about taxation is surprisingly … [Read more...] about Is There a State-Level Estate Tax in Ohio?