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May 18, 2018
Hourglass representing Simultaneous Death

Simultaneous Death

Many of us have heard the tragic story of spouses being killed in a common accident, or one spouse dying and the other following a couple days later.  Not only does the family need to grieve two losses, but the family must now handle two estates. It gets more complicated than that.  Because two people […]
May 29, 2018
VA Aid and Attendance benefits

VA Aid and Attendance benefits

Medicaid can be a great resource to help seniors pay for the cost of long-term care.  Sometimes, a couple or individual may have too much money to qualify for Medicaid or may only need a small amount of extra income to cover the cost of their care.  This is especially true if the senior is […]
June 4, 2018
Estate Planning

Estate Planning for Young Adults

Turning 18 is a great milestone – the first steps of adulthood likely include graduating high school and heading off to college.  Young adults can vote and get into casinos.  They are also tasked with making responsible financial decisions and taking care of their health. Parents sometimes forget that all parental authority ends when the […]
June 28, 2018
Reverse Mortgages

Reverse Mortgages: What are they and how can they be used in long-term planning?

If you watch evening television, you’ve probably seen a commercial for reverse mortgages.  Henry Winkler tells you about the great deal you can get by obtaining a reverse mortgage on your home.  Some of the claims seem to be too good to be true and people tend to be suspicious of reverse mortgages. In reality, […]