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Elder Law

Educating Women about Long-Term Care

Women face unique challenges as they age. According to the Population Reference Bureau, a Washington-based think tank, women live about seven years more than men. Living longer means planning for a longer retirement.

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Should I Agree to Be an Executor of an Estate?
Estate Planning

Should I Agree to Be an Executor of an Estate?

Usually when asked to be the executor of a family member’s estate, the person feels honored and trusted. It’s a big responsibility, since the executor will be carrying out a person’s final wishes.

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What Kind of Trust Is Right for You?
Estate Planning

What Kind of Trust Is Right for You?

Estate planning is a crucial part of any holistic financial plan, and financial advisors often work with estate planning attorneys for guidance in this area.

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Common Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid
Estate Planning

Common Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Even those with the best of intentions can fall into the trap of estate planning misinformation. Estate planning attorneys frequently hear rumors and ill advice disguised as facts.

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Understanding Conservatorships and Guardianships
Estate Planning

Understanding Conservatorships and Guardianships

The conservator is court appointed and may be responsible for financial decisions, such as retirement planning, the purchase or sale of property and the movement of any other financial assets.

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Should I Try Do-It-Yourself Estate Planning?
Estate Planning

Should I Try Do-It-Yourself Estate Planning?

Your DIY estate plan might miss important details.

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How Does Probate Work?
Probate

How Does Probate Work?

There is a general understanding that every adult should have a last will and testament. However, for most people, exactly how that will is used remains a mystery.

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Am I Too Old for Life Insurance?
Estate Planning

Am I Too Old to Get Life Insurance?

Think you won’t qualify for life insurance in retirement? Guess again.

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Everyone Needs a Health Care Directive
Estate Planning

Everyone Needs a Health Care Directive

A heath care directive is a legal document that lets you express your health care preferences and, if you wish, designate authority to someone to make care decisions for you, if you cannot make them yourself.

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Common Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid
Elder Law

Is Assisted Living or Memory Care a Better Choice?

Learn about two common senior living types—assisting living and memory care—and how to determine the best care for your elderly parent or spouse.

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