We’ve all heard how we should wait as long as we can before taking any Social Security benefits. The longer we wait, the more we receive in monthly payments. We also know that waiting until 70 is … [Read more...] about I Need Social Security Benefits Now
Retirement planning means different things to different people. For women, it especially has a different sense to it. The stakes can sometimes be higher, partly because they outlive their husbands … [Read more...] about Retirement Planning and Women
Anyone over the age of 35 likely has a Whitney Houston or Bobby Brown song that was a part of their teenage years. Those under that age are probably more familiar with the pair’s daughter, Bobbi … [Read more...] about Getting Information in the Age of HIPAA
In Honor of National 4/20 Day There are many divisions in our nation, one of the biggest being the debates over legalized marijuana. Regardless of where you stand, there are many reasons as to why … [Read more...] about Marijuana and the Elderly
Here’s a truth that might shock you: the number of Americans past retirement age and who are incarcerated is growing rapidly. What does this mean for estate planning – or is this even a consideration … [Read more...] about Elderly in Prison?
What Is Ohio Medicaid? from Barry H Zimmer Because Medicaid is a need-based program, to qualify you must have limited assets. Learn more about Ohio Medicaid in this … [Read more...] about What Is Ohio Medicaid?
When James Gandolfini passed away in 2013, we saw from a distance the problems his estate created; specifically, we saw the enormous taxes that were due because of his choices. Last year, again, we … [Read more...] about Estate Planning Lesson from Hollywood: Pet Trusts
WellPoint, one of the nation’s leading health benefits companies, announced a new program it was putting in place regarding cancer patients and the care they receive. The problem is, it looks like two … [Read more...] about Cancer Treatments: Enhanced Care or Better Reimbursements?
Probate is often misunderstood because of the variables associated with it. Each state has its own laws and dynamics, some require courtroom appearances while others don’t – it can be frustrating. In … [Read more...] about 5 Things You Should Know About Ohio Probate
We’ve all seen the commercials and the online ads for do-it-yourself Wills, Trusts and even Powers of Attorney. There are no shortage of assurances that first, you can save hundreds (or thousands) of … [Read more...] about Don’t be Fooled: DIY Estate Planning is Risky