Estate Planning

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2 12, 2020

Special Tax Deduction for 2020 Allows Donations of $300 to Charity Without Itemizing

By |2020-12-02T12:00:38-05:00December 2nd, 2020|Estate Planning, Financial, Long-Term Care, Medicaid Planning|

Congress has enacted a special provision for 2020 that allows more people to deduct up to $300 in donations to qualifying charities this year.

16 10, 2020

How to Fix a Required Minimum Distribution Mistake

By |2020-10-16T20:32:38-05:00October 16th, 2020|Estate Planning, Financial, Medicaid Planning, Retirement Accounts, Trust Administration|

The rules around required minimum distributions from retirement accounts are confusing, and it can be easy to slip up.

14 08, 2020

How Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Affect Social Security?

By |2020-08-14T17:13:36-05:00August 14th, 2020|Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Wills & Probatesssss|

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound effect on the current U.S. economy, and it may have a detrimental effect on Social Security’s long-term financial situation.

31 07, 2020

8 Tips for Talking About Estate Planning with Elderly Loved Ones

By |2020-07-31T19:46:29-05:00July 31st, 2020|Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Wills & Probatesssss|

Talking to loved ones about estate planning and their eventual passing can be a difficult topic, but it is essential that every family has the conversation.

6 08, 2019

Understanding Medicare’s Hospice Benefit

By |2019-08-06T19:36:41-05:00August 6th, 2019|Family Planning, Medicaid Planning|

Medicare's hospice benefit is one of its most comprehensive benefits, and it can be extremely helpful to both the terminally ill individual and his or her family. However, it is not understood by most people and is very underutilized.

1 08, 2019

A Tax Break to Help Pay for Day Care

By |2019-08-01T19:07:59-05:00August 1st, 2019|Estate Planning, Family Planning, Planning for Minor Children, Planning for Young Families, Special Needs|

Paying for day care is one of the biggest expenses faced by working adults with young children, a dependent parent, or a child with a disability.