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Old Assets Can “Stink” After a While

Old Assets Can “Stink” After a While

Years ago, when I was single, I went out of town and a few days later my condo neighbors called 'cause they smelled a terrible stench. Nothing had died, but turns out I had forgotten to take out the trash before I left. (Thanks Mom and Dad, who made arrangements to...

7 Questions to Ask Before the Age of 70

7 Questions to Ask Before the Age of 70

People are living longer than ever these days, and while that is a good thing, it definitely presents challenges. Regardless of you or your loved one’s stage in life, good planning requires that you ask good questions. And asking good questions can sometimes be...

3 Real-life Examples of Important Asset Protection

3 Real-life Examples of Important Asset Protection

We’ve previously talked about asset protection, but before we jump into some real-life examples, let’s review: Asset protection is simply protecting the things you own. This could be your house, your savings accounts, your IRAs, farmland, etc. Life is unpredictable,...

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Old Assets Can “Stink” After a While

Old Assets Can “Stink” After a While

Years ago, when I was single, I went out of town and a few days later my condo neighbors called 'cause they smelled a terrible stench. Nothing had died, but turns out I had forgotten to take out the trash before I left. (Thanks Mom and Dad, who made arrangements to...

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7 Questions to Ask Before the Age of 70

7 Questions to Ask Before the Age of 70

People are living longer than ever these days, and while that is a good thing, it definitely presents challenges. Regardless of you or your loved one’s stage in life, good planning requires that you ask good questions. And asking good questions can sometimes be...

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3 Real-life Examples of Important Asset Protection

3 Real-life Examples of Important Asset Protection

We’ve previously talked about asset protection, but before we jump into some real-life examples, let’s review: Asset protection is simply protecting the things you own. This could be your house, your savings accounts, your IRAs, farmland, etc. Life is unpredictable,...

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What’s Worse Than Probate?

What’s Worse Than Probate?

Today we're going to talk about what's worse than probate. But first, let's talk about what it is exactly. What is Probate? Probate is where the judge has to get involved in carrying out an estate after death. This means nothing can be done until the judge signs the...

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Asset Protection — What Is It and Why Do You Need It

Asset Protection — What Is It and Why Do You Need It

Estate planning can seem complicated, but often it's just because the vocabulary isn't familiar. Here is what you need to know about asset protection: What is asset protection? What risks should I protect against? What timelines should I consider when it comes to...

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Protect Your Digital Assets the Easy Way

Protect Your Digital Assets the Easy Way

A few years ago it was fairly unusual to think of including digital assets in your estate plan. These days it is just too important to ignore. So much of our lives happen online. It is crucial to now consider these things when creating an estate plan. What is a...

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7 Things To Do BEFORE Your Parent Goes To a Nursing Home

7 Things To Do BEFORE Your Parent Goes To a Nursing Home

Taking care of these seven things before your parent goes to the nursing home will save you time, money, and heartache. The decision to go into a nursing home is rarely an easy one, but there are things you can do to make the transition is a little easier. In this...

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6 Estate Planning Pitfalls to Avoid

6 Estate Planning Pitfalls to Avoid

Unfortunately, printing a will from the internet and filling in the blanks does not create an effective estate plan. It's best if you take some time to educate yourself about the estate planning process, and that includes estate planning pitfalls to avoid. Here are...

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The Difference Between Medicaid and Medicare for Seniors

The Difference Between Medicaid and Medicare for Seniors

Medicaid and Medicare are the two primary healthcare programs available to assist seniors with medical expenses. Unfortunately, their names are very similar, so it causes a lot of confusion. In this article, we will try to reduce some of that confusion by summarizing...

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