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What Is the Medicaid Community Spouse Resource Allowance?

Although we all enjoy a much longer average life expectancy in the United States than our ancestors did a century ago, the natural aging process will catch up to us at some point. Physical and/or mental deterioration may, at some point, lead to the need for long-term care. That, in turn, may lead to the […]
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What Is the Purpose of a QTIP Trust?

To create a successful estate plan, you must first consider your unique needs and goals. For example, if you are part of a blended family, your needs and goals will likely not be the same as they were during your first marriage. Now, you may be trying to provide for your current spouse while simultaneously […]
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What Everyone Needs to Know about Alzheimer’s Disease

As the population of older Americans continues to grow at a historic rate, issues that impact the elderly are now taking center stage in the American conscious. One of the most worrisome of those issues is the Alzheimer’s crisis. Whether you are nearing your “Golden Years” yourself, or you have a loved one who is, […]
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Tips for the First-Time Trustee

Finding out that someone appointed you to be the Trustee of a trust can be an overwhelming experience – particularly if you have never before served as a Trustee. The creator of trust had enough faith in you to appoint you to the position of Trustee. To help ensure that you live up to those […]
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What Type of Will Do I Need?

You probably already know that a Last Will and Testament is typically the first estate planning document people execute when creating an estate plan. You also likely have a fairly good idea what a Will is and what purpose it serves within your estate plan. What you may not know, however, is that not all […]
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Opioids and Elder Abuse

You undoubtedly know about the opioid crisis in the United States. You may also know that the population of older adults (age 65 and older) in the U.S. is increasing at a rate never before experienced in this country. What you may not know is that the two are related to each other. A recently […]
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What Is the Difference between Estate Planning and Legacy Planning?

Most people are familiar with the concept of estate planning; however, “legacy planning” may be a concept that is new to you. Legacy planning allows you to do more than just pass down your material wealth. It allows you to pass down the intangible characteristics that make you who you are. To help you better […]
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