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Estate Planning 101

Tips for organizing your estate to preserve your assets for your designated beneficiaries. Estate planning is not an exercise relegated to the wealthy alone. Indeed, anyone who wants to plan for the distribution of their assets or exercise of your responsibilities after you die or become incapacitated should pursue estate planning. And for those who are wealthy with many assets, …

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Divorce and Your Finances

Keeping an eye on your financial health during a divorce is essential. This article outlines some important topics to consider how divorce may affect your finances. Divorce can be a complicated and challenging process in which details are easily overlooked. Protecting your financial health during this time is crucial, and no one should enter this process without a trusted attorney …

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The Role of the Power of Attorney

No one likes to consider the possibility of becoming mentally incapacitated due to age, accident or illness, but the fact is that almost every family will eventually face this kind of difficulty. Everyone should consider naming an agent to act in their best interests, in case they become unable to make their own decisions over the course of their lives. …

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What is The Role of the executor

An executor ties up personal and/or business affairs after someone passes away. The executor may also be referred to as a personal representative in some states. The executor may include more than one person or, in fact, a financial institution who stands in for the deceased party. The executor will gather the assets, settle any business affairs, file all necessary …

Being A Caregiver

The most important thing to know about caregiving is that you do not need to do it alone. Getting support for your role as a caregiver is your first priority. Consider asking for help from other familymembers asking for help from your community asking for help from friends andneighbors sharing your struggles with managers,coworkers and friends taking care of yourself …

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Facing the Complexities of Medicare

Understanding the basics of Medicare A, B and D will help you take necessary steps on schedule. It will also help you deal with problems in the system when you must. Begin the enrollment process in advance of your 65th birthday, or immediately after any other qualifying event, in order to become eligible for benefits as soon as possible. Retirement …

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The Gift Tax? Questions of Life or Death

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act raised the lifetime exclusion limits for estate and gift taxes from roughly $5.5 million per individual to over $11 million. Also, the annual gift tax exemption was raised to $15,000 for individuals & $30,000 per couple. If the gift exceeds the annual exemption, the amount is applied against the donor’s lifetime gift limit. Essentially, …