A power of attorney is a vital part of any estate plan. The power of attorney—or POA as it’s often called—is a legal document that gives a selected individual the authority to act for another individual in legal or financial situations. While it can be uncomfortable to think about what
If we’ve learned anything throughout the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s that life can be extremely unpredictable. Unfortunately, we have no way of knowing what the future holds, or if and when tragedy will strike. While an estate plan may force you to think about uncomfortable topics, it’s vital
We wanted to share a blog post from a friend of ours. Thomas Glascock is an estate planning attorney out of New York. We work together in the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys to help each other create estate plans that work for our clients. He has written on
According to government statistics, a person turning 65 today has a nearly 70% chance of needing long-term care in their remaining years. Women require care for an average of 3.7 years while men, who have a shorter life expectancy, need an average of 2.2 years. In 2020, the annual average cost
Yes, estate planning is an effective way to protect you and your assets from the uncertainties of the future. But—perhaps more importantly—estate planning also protects the people you love in countless ways. Estate planning is a gift for your family members and loved ones: it shows them how important they
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