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“Stan Lee, the co-creator of superheroes including Captain America and Spider-Man, left this universe with a long list of unfortunate events, and not even the Avengers can help with this one.” Continue reading
Posted 14 hours ago at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“You have estate planning documents prepared in the state of your former residence but are now a Florida resident.” Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“Orville Rogers was forced into mandatory retirement from his pilot job at age 60. Refusing to let company policy keep him grounded, he flew his own planes until age 79.” Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“Make sure that you have the right documents in place to protect your family and yourself.” Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“A relatively new state law aims to let you still have a final say, even in death, by naming a funeral representative who will determine your arrangements and final resting place.” Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“While advanced estate plans can be very in-depth, there is a way to simplify one's estate planning process.” Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“Splitting up money is easy. Splitting up an antique car or a vacation home isn't. Unless you plan ahead by answering these three questions, your family could be in for some strife.” Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“About one-third of Americans with children under 18 say they plan to use retirement savings or "could use if needed" to help pay for their children's education, according to a recent survey by Sallie Mae, one of the nation's largest student loan lenders.” Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“The nation’s 67.6 million Social Security beneficiaries will receive a 2.8% cost of living (COLA) increase next year, the Social Security Administration announced recently. That translates to a monthly boost of $39, to a total of $1,461 for the average beneficiary.” Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“Not only does creating an estate plan force you to confront your own mortality, but it also forces you to decide who gets your assets, whether all heirs should be treated equally and who will play the key roles in settling your estate.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“Life insurance provides a financial safety net for families. Sounds simple, but decisions over whether and how much to buy can get complicated, and mistakes can be costly.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“Historically, the purpose of a power of attorney is to select an agent (and ideally, successor agents) to act, in case you need assistance.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“While some people might have been saving and planning for decades for retirement, others might not have given much thought to their life after full-time work.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“The Pew Research Center looked at the age gap in couples. For the most part, people marry someone close in age. However, one stereotype proved to be true: Men who are remarrying tend to wed younger women.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“To ensure that clients' digital assets are passed on to heirs and beneficiaries, advisors should review and take these important measures.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“Mary Weiss lost her son, while he was enrolled in a controversial drug study at the University of Minnesota. The case drew worldwide attention. Weiss is now facing the loss of her home and retirement savings, after being taken advantage of by someone she trusted, according to police.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“While the U.S. inflation rate was 2.1% for the first half of the year, the cost of a one-room assisted living facility grew by 6.67% from 2017 to 2018, Genworth Financial says.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“With so much of our financial information and personal information now online, estate plans today must address the fact that our digital selves will surely outlast our human selves.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“Most of us vastly underestimate the percentage of income we’ll need. Here’s how to make sure you get that number right.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“My favorite aunt passed away last year, and I inherited $2,500,000 after her probate. The check came last week. It has been a nightmare! I am a pharmacist and know a lot about medicines but very little about managing money.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“You have reviewed multiple drafts of your Will, Trust, Living Will and Financial Power of Attorney, attended multiple meetings with your attorney, discussed the final distribution of your assets, selected your Executor and Trustee and finally executed your estate planning documents. So, you must be done, right?” Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“In March 2018, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that by 2030, all baby boomers will be over the age of 65, leading to a unique situation in demographics: 20% of U.S. residents will be at retirement age.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“Over 30 years ago, researchers and geriatricians identified an “elder orphan” (sometimes called a “solo ager”), as a person aging alone with little support.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“Are you ready for the end of life? Many of us can resolutely answer “no.” I am not implying preparation for life after death, salvation or eternal darkness—I simply mean forethought in the medical care that you wish to receive in a life-threatening illness or injury.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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“As opiate addiction has ravaged our communities, children are often left in the lurch and those trying to help are blocked by red tape.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law