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Dennis Brislawn
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Pop artist Robert Indiana had a simple wish: He wanted to transform his island home into a museum to preserve and show his art collection to the public. The reality is far more complicated Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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POAs are legal documents that allow you to name an “agent” (also sometimes referred to as an “Attorney-in-fact”) to act on your behalf for financial or health care decisions. They are key components of any estate plan Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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You can’t put a price on filial affection, but the cost of being responsible for a parent or grandparent may run a lot higher than you’d expect Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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Despite how it safeguards their families, many men avoid will-writing and estate planning. What is it that makes them so hesitant to do it Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
Think about how you want your legacy to live on. Do you want to donate to charity, ensure your children and family are taken care of or pay for your grandchildren’s school expenses Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
Because the laws governing estate planning and Medicaid benefits differ from state to state, it is advisable that you have your documents reviewed by an attorney in both states to ensure that they comply with the laws in both places Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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Passport? Check. Airline ticket? Check. Hotel reservation? Check. After careful planning, you're ready for vacation! However, have you taken more time preparing for a vacation than your estate plan Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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As if dying isn't bad enough, imagine your ex (your no-good, lying, cheating ex!) rolling in all the money you left behind. Your beloved family could also be fighting it out in court to get what they can. Time to update your estate plan, right Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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Retirement seems quite simple in theory. However, those approaching retirement are often caught by surprise, by the complex nature of Medicare, Social Security or other retirement benefits Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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Earlier this month, news outlets reported that Aretha Franklin, a Memphis native, died without a will. That fact seems important, but what good does a will actually serve Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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Each person must understand their own financial and family situation to determine the best estate planning approach for them Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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The older the current bull market gets, the more stories you’re likely to read about how this is an awful time to retire Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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Your adult children may be busy with their careers, raising families and carving out their own paths. However, they may also want to assist with your retirement plans Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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Digital assets, including banking and investing accounts, e-mail accounts, photos, blogs, bitcoins and money accounts, such as PayPal, are usually password protected. Some of them have real value and others might have sentimental value to heirs Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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Don’t dodge the long-term care talk. Paying for long-term care can be a costly and complex undertaking, if you're unprepared.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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Spending generally declines during retirement for most budget items, but charitable giving tends to buck this trend Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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Millions of seniors depend on Social Security to provide a large amount of their retirement income. Therefore, it's natural to bank on those benefits, when planning for your own retirement. Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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Both of my parents are in assisted living. Their trust needs to be changed, but I’m not sure that they will understand the necessary changes or why they need to be made. Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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Switching your traditional individual retirement account to a Roth IRA is often a terrific tax strategy—except when it’s a terrible one. Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
Generation X—meaning the generation born between 1965 and 1979—faces some unique challenges, when it comes to retirement planning. Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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You know that old saying "better safe than sorry"? While no one wants to imagine something bad happening to themselves, many are at least getting prepared in case it does. If you're one of those people, it's important to also consider your furry friend.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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Many people think estate planning means deciding what happens to your things when you die. For that reason, many young families do not consider estate planning to be a priority. However, it may be one of the most important things young parents can do! Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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As the average age of Nebraska's farm and ranch operators trends older, it's important for those operators to have a plan to pass on the family operation. Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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Advance care planning is making preparations and decisions about the medical care you want to receive, if you become unable to speak for yourself. Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn
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“……we often receive community questions surrounding powers of attorney (POA), so we decided to take a look at some of the most common misconceptions surrounding a POA. Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2018 at Estate Group at Oseran Hahn