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“10 Essential Estate Planning Tips Everyone Should Know”

“MORE THAN HALF OF ALL American adults don’t have a will, and that can cause all kinds of problems if tragedy strikes.” As it turns out, Estate Planning is not only for the wealthy. It’s for anyone that has any assets that they would like to protect or hand over to someone else after their […]

“Misconceptions About Health Costs When You’re Older”

“Medicaid, the joint federal-state health financing program for low-income people, has long been the nation’s main financial backstop for long-term care. Over 60 percent of nursing home residents have Medicaid coverage, and over half of the nation’s long-term care is funded by the program.That isn’t because most people who require long-term care have low incomes. […]

“Medicaid Planning and Asset Protection, Part 2”

Although it may not seem like it’s coming up fast, or important right now, it’s never too early for creating a life plan for your post-retirement life. The reality is that when you are no longer able to work, you still need to have an income in order to support yourself. Some basic necessities you […]

“You can do your own estate plan, but should you?”

“One of the most loving things you can do,” Rampenthal says, “is not make people guess at what you wanted.” This advice comes from Chad Rampenthal, general counsel for LegalZoom, an online service that offers self-help. While creating Estate Planning documents is possible through online services on your own, it is not recommended. Although you […]

“Medicaid 101-Answers To Your Most Frequently Asked Questions”

Medicaid is a government program that was created in the 1960s to help Americans who are unable to work receive long term healthcare. It is intended to pay the cost of this healthcare, even if the individual is unable to do so on their own. However, eligibility for this program has many rules and restrictions […]

“Estate Planning 101”

There seems to be a shared misunderstanding about Estate Planning. This may come from making an assumption that for something to be considered an estate, it must be extravagant and expensive. However, as explained by caring.com in their article, Estate Planning 101, “In the eyes of the law, an “estate” is simply all the property individuals own, […]

“5 Must-Do Tips For Your Will And Estate Planning”

It is very common to take care of your family. Some people even do it after they die. This takes place in the form of Estate Planning, which is essentially planning for your own demise to ensure your loved ones do not suffer. Investors.com offers some tips on creating a well thought out Estate Plan. They are: […]