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Hearing Aids May Soon Be OTC!
Estate Planning

Hearing Aids May Soon Be OTC!

On Aug. 16, 2022, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published its final rule establishing a new over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids category.

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Co-Executor Won't Abide by Father’s Will
Competency

Co-Executor Won’t Abide by Father’s Will

My father left his house to me and my sister. However, 75% is supposed to be for me and 25% for her. Because she feels that was unfair, she’s fighting with me about selling the house.

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Planning for a Special Needs Child and for Retirement
Disabled

Planning for a Special Needs Child and for Retirement

People with children who cannot support themselves need to think well past their own lifetime and figure out how to provide for children after they are gone.

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Another Reason Why You Need an Estate Planning Attorney
Courts

Another Reason Why You Need an Estate Planning Attorney

Property law can be complex and arcane, even for lawyers and judges. The rule against perpetuities is an example of how older property laws can influence how families transfer and inherit property rights.

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Exit Strategies for Business Owners
Business

Exit Strategies for Business Owners

You spend a lifetime building your business, so it’s crucial to have a game plan when it’s time to leave. Being prepared will help optimize the transition from a financial and tax perspective.

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The Importance of Planning for Long Term Care
Capacity

The Importance of Planning for Long Term Care

What types of decisions have you and your loved ones made, or avoided making, about planning for the years ahead?

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Will Gifting Conflict with Medicaid?
Appreciation

Will Gifting Conflict with Medicaid?

Understanding the different treatment of gifts by the IRS, Medicaid and VA systems can ensure that property passes as expected.

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Exit Strategies for Business Owners
Arthritis

Products to Keep Seniors Safer

All of these products have helped thousands live an easier, happier, safer and more independent life in the comfort of their own home.

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How Are Inherited 401(k)s Taxed?
401(k)

How Are Inherited 401(k)s Taxed?

If you anticipate inheriting a 401(k) from a parent, a spouse or someone else, it’s important to know your options for minimizing tax liability.

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Will Gifting Conflict with Medicaid?
Account Owner

What If Estate Is Beneficiary of an IRA?

It may sound like it makes sense, and it might be easier than picking a person (or two) to name, however there are some serious downsides to naming your estate as the beneficiary for your IRA.

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