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Vaccination side effects
Estate Planning

Most Common Side Effects of COVID-19 Vaccines

While it may take a while for production to ramp up to the point where a vaccine is readily available to the general public, health experts say there is one thing that’s critical for people to understand before they roll up their sleeves for the shots: The vaccines may cause side effects.

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Creating a Will
Estate Planning

What Not to Include in a Will

A last will and testament is a straightforward estate planning tool, used to determine the beneficiaries of your assets when you die, and, if you have minor children, nominating a guardian who will raise your children. Wills can be very specific but can’t enforce all of your wishes. For example, if you want to leave…

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Vietnam Vet benefits
Estate Planning

Vietnam Vets And Presumptive Benefit Status

After years of fighting with federal officials, Vietnam veterans suffering from bladder cancer, Parkinsonism or hypothyroidism would be granted presumptive benefits status under language included in the final version of the annual defense authorization bill unveiled Wednesday.

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Common Estate Planning Mistakes
Estate Planning

Common Estate Planning Mistakes People Make

Many people plan their estates diligently, with input from legal, tax and financial professionals. Others plan earnestly but make mistakes that can potentially affect both the transfer and destiny of family wealth.

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Sharing Your Estate Plan
Estate Planning

How Much Should We Tell the Children about Our Estate Plan?

Even those with thorough estate plans might have neglected to discuss details with potential heirs.

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COVID Vaccine Myths
Estate Planning

The Most Common Myths about the COVID Vaccine

The first vaccine to fight COVID-19 has been authorized for emergency use by the federal government — a move that could slow the spread of coronavirus and help bring an end to the pandemic — and another candidate is right behind it in the process.

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Enjoying retirement.
Estate Planning

Ignore Retirement Myths

A comfortable, secure retirement is one of the biggest financial goals you can strive for. Therefore, as you’re saving and investing in pursuit of it, it’s crucial to separate fact from fiction—otherwise, your plan could go off track.

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COVID Vaccine Myths
News

What Unusual COVID Symptoms are Seen in Seniors?

Largely asymptomatic seniors may experience a symptom not commonly associated with the coronavirus.

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Dementia
Estate Planning

What Steps to Take when Dementia Begins

Holiday season is often a time when out-of-town children visit their parents for the first time in a while and notice that one of their parents has declined since they last saw them.

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Estate Plan & Donor-Advised Funds
Estate Planning

Should a Donor-Advised Fund Be Part of My Estate Planning?

With the prospect of a Biden administration potentially raising tax rates and cutting estate tax exclusion amounts in half, some well-off taxpayers may be looking for a way to ease their burden, even while contributing to their favorite charities. A donor-advised fund may well be that opportunity.

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