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It is best to make the decision early and begin planning. If you are considering aging in place, the best approach may be to begin planning early, according to LMTonline.com. in “BBB On Homes: Focus on several things when aging in place.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention define... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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A daughter has some problems, as siblings are hurt by parent’s estate planning intentions. Families can grow together with brothers and sisters under the same roof. As time goes by and aging parents must make tough decisions, things can get difficult with feuds developing. An estate planning attorney can help... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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The settling of her estate is likely to follow in the footsteps of Prince’s estate. Aretha Franklin has passed away, leaving an $80 million estate and no estate plan, according to Investment News in “Aretha Franklin estate echoes planning problems of Prince.” Franklin was not married so the estate will... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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‘Divorce gap’ can have an impact on income, as well as on retirement planning. A study from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College found that divorced women historically are better off than single, never married women, because of the assets they have accumulated before divorce, primarily home ownership.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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There are many kinds of trusts. They aren’t just for the wealthy. Everyone needs an estate plan. However, everyone should also at least consider a trust, according to The New York Times in “Life After Death? Here’s Why You Should Have a Trust.” It turns out that many people who... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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An estate plan is always important, if you have a family and even if you don’t. Estate planning is especially important for families just starting out and is also important for setting up a plan to pass on assets in later years, according to the Lodi News Sentinel in “Planning... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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Make plans for handling an issue, before it becomes an issue. The legal issues that may surround a health problem, can go from bad to worse if you are not protected by legal documents expressing your wishes, according to the New Jersey Herald in “The importance of putting plans in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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The process of deciding on an assisted living facility, is just one of the many challenges. It can be very hard on an elderly person, when they come face to face with having to consider moving into an assisted living facility. It can be even more difficult, if the individual... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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Times have changed. Look closely at the new kinds of property that technology has created. Estate planning was less complicated in previous years with wills, deeds, investments, etc. However, in today’s world, intangible assets, such as digital property make it more complicated, according to Forbes in “Estate Planning for Crypto... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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You can face some problems in retirement, so be prepared. What is retirement? It is a combination of enjoying later years, good health care and good finances. There are some challenges that may arise and you need to control them or at least be prepared to control them, according to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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There are many types of elder abuse. A good estate plan can help prevent such actions. Three cases of elder abuse have been handled by the Queens County Criminal Court of New York recently and are just a sampling of a far larger problem in the U.S., according to the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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The 4% annual withdrawal fee is a starting point. However, there are many other factors to consider. There are many old rules about planning for and living in your retirement years. However, those rules are often put out of date by health costs and working well into your later years,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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Robert Indiana’s estate is estimated at $50 million. Many people are interested in it and where it will go. There are a number of attorneys involved in the estate of the late “LOVE” artist Robert Indiana. A major question has arisen, on whether the legal proceedings should be public or... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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Program can allow the elderly to remain living at home longer. An elderly Portland, OR man is taking part in a national study that tracks the aging process through the person’s daily actions at home, according to The Wall Street Journal in “A Tech Test to Keep Seniors in Their... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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Sometimes the “golden years” aren’t the best years for enjoyment. A retirement planning conference has discussed a broken system and revealed five standard risks. However, there are also some solutions on what to do about them, according to Wicked Local (Topsfield) “Your Financial Views: How your retirement can be the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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The loss of a spouse during retirement can create financial challenges. What steps a surviving spouse can take to make sure they are receiving the most in Social Security benefits, can create a serious challenge. However, there are some right ways to handle it as well as a number of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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Financial institutions find themselves in a difficult position, when they suspect abuse. Employees of banks and financial institutions may be in the best position to witness actions that cause them to suspect financial abuse of the elderly, according to a recent wbhm.com report “Uncovering Elder Financial Abuse? It’s Tricky.” As... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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The search is on … now how do you find YOUR estate planning attorney? So, you need an estate planning attorney? Once you know you should have an estate planning attorney, there are some important steps to take in order to find the right professional. They need to be beneficial... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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Many families are similar, when it comes to creating a will. However, sometimes a family member gets left out. That must be done carefully. There are some exceptions. However, the usual plan in estate planning is to take care of the family, according to nwi.com’s “Estate Planning: Excluding a loved... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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It is no longer just your physical and financial property that must be considered in estate planning. Perhaps, it’s time for an update? There are the usual assets, when it comes to estate planning. However, in today’s world the online accounts in your name are rapidly rising in importance, according... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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You can save for retirement in many ways. However, it is important to know just how much is needed. What are your lifestyle plans for retirement? How do you replace your salary? What about healthcare? Transportation? Everyday expenses? These are all good questions, according to US News & World Report... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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Last minute action won’t replace decades of saving. However, there are actions that can be helpful. It is likely that most people have every intention of saving enough money for retirement. However, it is very possible you will be one of the many who find themselves approaching retirement with insufficient... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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Retirement offerings generally begin with 401(k) and IRA. However, there is a world beyond them, when looking to save for your retirement years. Even though an IRA is the most common offering by companies to employees to plan for their retirement, there are options beyond the norm, according to Forbes... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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Digital documents can be accessed anytime and anywhere, but only by those authorized. There are several advantages to storing important documents, such as wills and medical directives online, but there are also some problems that can arise, according to CNBC in “Here’s what you need to know before storing your... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC
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The size of a bank account or size of a family don’t matter, when it comes to the necessity of having an estate plan. A typical estate plan includes a will, durable power of attorney and advance health care directive. It is really important that everyone over the age of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2018 at Forbush Legal, PLLC