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Estate Planning for Blended Families

Estate Planning for Blended Families

Estate planning for blended families can be complex, as it often involves balancing the needs and interests of multiple family members, including children from prior…

Five Trusts That Can Help Accomplish Specific Planning Goals

Five Trusts That Can Help Accomplish Specific Planning Goals

Trusts come in many “flavors.” Here are five trusts that can be used to achieve specific planning goals.

November Is National Family Caregivers Month

November Is National Family Caregivers Month

In 2015, President Obama officially proclaimed November as National Family Caregivers Month. It is a time to recognize the selfless efforts of caregivers across the…

Planning Tips for Aging Parents of the Sandwich Generation, Continued

Planning Tips for Aging Parents of the Sandwich Generation, Continued

For adult children raising kids of their own, assuming the role of caregiver for one’s parents can be extraordinarily difficult without the help of proper…

Planning Tips for Aging Parents of the Sandwich Generation

Planning Tips for Aging Parents of the Sandwich Generation

The term “sandwich generation” refers to people who are raising their own children while simultaneously trying to care for aging parents. If you are “sandwiched”…

Nursing Home Checklist: Making Sure It’s Right for You or Your Loved One

Nursing Home Checklist: Making Sure It’s Right for You or Your Loved One

An article by AARP discusses several factors to consider when choosing a nursing home. Here is a brief synopsis.

Medicaid, Long-Term Care, and the Rumor Mill.

Medicaid, Long-Term Care, and the Rumor Mill.

One-half of all Americans who reside in nursing homes receive assistance from Medicaid to pay for their long-term care. This is not surprising, given the…

Healthcare Power of Attorney vs. a Living Will

Healthcare Power of Attorney vs. a Living Will

For situations where you are incapacitated and unable to speak for yourself, but your condition is not dire enough to make your living will effective,…

As Premiums Rise, Should I Keep My Long-Term Care Insurance?

As Premiums Rise, Should I Keep My Long-Term Care Insurance?

When clients ask us whether it is right for them, we consider their overall plan and unique situation. Sometimes we recommend long-term care insurance, and…

A Gift That Keeps on Giving: Paying Your Grandchildren’s College Tuition

A Gift That Keeps on Giving: Paying Your Grandchildren’s College Tuition

Paying your grandchildren’s (or adult children’s) college tuition is one of the greatest gifts you can make. The education lasts a lifetime and opens a…

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