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Nelson Elder Care Law
Woodstock and Marietta, GA
I help seniors to protect their hard-earned life savings as they age.
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If your life insurance lists only “Jr.” as the beneficiary, he will get 100% of the death benefit and your daughter will get only half of the assets that do not have a beneficiary designation. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Lee Bouvier Radziwill's Last Will and Testament shows that her lone surviving child, Anna Christina 'Tina' Radziwill, will inherit her estimated $50 million estate. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Nelson Elder Care Law
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A key financial question for retirees, is what to do with their hard-earned retirement savings. For example, some investors may find it more fulfilling to provide a college fund for grandchildren, rather than purchase a second home for themselves. The opposite can also be true, and that's okay. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Nelson Elder Care Law
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As a cognitively healthy adult, you have the right to be informed about the state of your health and make your own decisions about medical treatment. What happens, however, if you become unable to voice your own decisions? Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Women have long been at a disadvantage in retirement. Generally, they earn less than men, interrupt careers to raise children or care for parents, and live longer. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Nelson Elder Care Law
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To care for one another, many retirees are living together. Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Saving more money early is sound advice, but not always possible. You may be able to pick up the pace after the children are grown. Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Genuine dependency does not include creating a tradition of Sunday family dinners or having Mom do one’s laundry occasionally. However, both children and parents should realize that being independent should not include frequent financial loans or paying a grown-up child’s regular expenses, such as rent or phone bills. Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Despite a permanently reduced monthly benefit, here's why more workers could opt to take their payout as early as age 62. Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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While a retirement wish list might include roaming the world or pursuing a luxurious hobby, the daily realities of paying off a mortgage or funding a child’s education can make it tough to save. Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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You wouldn't trust your toddler with a pile of cash, right? Well, this estate-planning technique may allow you to safely pass your IRA on to future generations—if you do it right. Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Does a power of attorney ever terminate, or do I have to hire an attorney to remove someone that I no longer trust and refuses to give up the POA? Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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If you could, what financial advice would you give your younger self? Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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A majority of Americans would be in a sharing mood, if they were to have a big fortune fall into their lap, according to a new survey. Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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It’s the question at the heart of so much retirement planning: How much money will I need in savings when I’ve stopped working? Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Both the guardianship and conservatorship can also take away a person’s right to bring and defend actions in court. There are several other, less intrusive ways to act on behalf of someone with diminished mental or physical capacity. Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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As the next generation of farmers and ranchers dive into their productive agricultural careers, consideration must be also paid to retiring and aging producers. Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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An example would be a patriarch who is used to being in charge. He's stubborn. He never wants help with anything. However, you notice that he is making some risky choices with money that just don't make sense to you. Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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After you sign and file your elder law estate plan, there is still more to do. You should review the plan at least once every three years. Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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If you die without a will, it can lead to conflict between your surviving loved ones, as they try to figure out how best to divide up your personal belongings and finances. Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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These 10 states impose the lowest taxes on retirees, according to Kiplinger's 2018 analysis of state taxes. All of them exempt Social Security benefits from state taxes. Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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We spend decades dreaming of the day when life won’t be dictated by alarm clocks, commute times, meeting schedules and office politics. Then reality sets in: Retirement can be kind of a drag. There may be 20-plus years of it ahead of you. Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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When most people hear the term “estate planning,” they think of a will. Although planning your estate does involve making a will, it also involves a few other key details. Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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All of these retirement planning sins can set you back from achieving important goals. If you have a nagging feeling that you could be doing a better job of retirement planning, check out these seven offenses and learn how to get back on track. Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Are you ready for retirement? There are steps you should take to ensure you’re able to live the life you desire, once it’s time to pass the management reins to the next generation. Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law