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Incorporating Veterans Benefits Into Your Estate Planning

Are you planning your estate, planning for retirement, or just planning for the future? Have you considered all the veterans benefits you might be entitled to? Veterans benefits are essential to estate planning, as the benefits can extend to your surviving spouse and dependents after you are gone. These benefits can strengthen your retirement plan, […]

Should You Choose a Revocable Living Trust or a Will?

One of the most important decisions in your estate planning is to decide if focusing on a will or revocable living trust is best for your situation and desires. The main difference between the two is that a revocable living trust (hereinafter RLT) can accomplish probate avoidance with respect to assets that are transferred to […]

How to Choose a Trustee for Your Estate

If you’ve been thinking about estate planning for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard that you need a trustee. Keep reading to understand how to get started. What Exactly is a Trustee and What Do They Do? The main functions of a trustee are recordkeeping, trust administration, and investment management, according to Fidelity. How […]

How to Include Long-Term Flexibility in Your Trust

Planning for the unknown is important in many areas of life – and planning your trust is no different. When planning all areas of your estate – it’s essential to think about the unexpected happening. By intentionally including long-term flexibility in your trust, you can ensure that your desires and intentions are carried out after […]

Common Muscle Relaxant Creates Health Scare for Kidney Patients

According to a new study reported in a recent article by HealthDay, a commonly prescribed muscle relaxant known as baclofen could potentially leave elderly kidney patients so disoriented that they land in the hospital. Senior researcher Dr. Amit Garg warns that this muscle relaxant can result in “acute stroke-like symptoms, even though it’s not a […]

Did You Know That Hearing Aids May Help Delay Dementia?

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the effects that time has on our bodies? Whether you are entering into your senior years, or you are the child of aging parents, you’ve probably wished you could stop some of the heartbreaking and life-altering results of aging. Perhaps one of the most tragic conditions that affects many […]

What is a Living Will and How Does It Work?

Also called an advance directive, a living will is a legal document that lets individuals state their wishes for end-of-life medical care, in case they become unable to communicate their decisions, according to AllLaw. The document can either take effect as soon as it’s signed or only when it’s determined by a doctor that the […]