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Why Would I Put My Home in a Trust?
Elder Care

How Much Sleep Should Seniors Get?

Sleeping too little or too much is associated with poorer cognitive performance and mental health.

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Revocable Trusts Must Be Funded

Benefits of Pre-Planning Your Funeral

Questions around death planning can feel overwhelming: Cremation or burial or natural organic reduction? What will your family want, and what will it cost? Do you really need to think about all this if you’re young and healthy right now—or can you put off these decisions until you’re older or dealing with a life-threatening illness?

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Estate Planning for Blended Families
Estate Planning

Shopping for a Life Insurance Policy

It sounds morbid, but when you’re shopping for a life insurance policy, insurers want to know the answer to one question: What’s your life expectancy?

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The Biggest Health Mistakes Seniors Make
Capital Gains Tax

Tax Concerns With Selling Inherited Property

My great-grandfather was a farmer and had about 23 acres when he died. My grandfather passed away before my great-grandfather. The land was put in a trust for my mother and uncles. My mother passed away two years ago.

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Retiring Early and the Impact On Social Security
Elder Care

Should I Consider a Reverse Mortgage?

Reverse mortgages continue to be one of the most misunderstood retirement and long-term planning tools. Many myths surround the reverse mortgage program.

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Can I Collect Social Security from an Ex-Spouse?

Can I Collect Social Security from an Ex-Spouse?

If you’re divorced and nearing retirement, it’s a good time to educate yourself about Social Security (SS) and to learn the ins and outs of collecting benefits from a divorced spouse.

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What Doesn’t Medicare Cover?
Assisted Living

Are Death Settlements Subject to Medicaid Liens?

Can Medicaid take a settlement from family members of a deceased 28-year-old in New Jersey who was quadriplegic and in a nursing home for a portion of his disabled years?

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What Is Hospice Care?
Alzheimer’s Disease

Sleep Deprivation and Dementia

Could getting too little sleep increase your chances of developing dementia?

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