How Do You Create An Estate Plan?

Here’s the story of Bob Smith. A successful engineer, by the time he retired at age 62, Bob’s worked for four different engineering firms, lived in three different homes (the last home being paid off before he retired) and built a comfortable nest egg comprised of stocks, IRAs, and annuities. Bob married his college sweetheart,Keep Reading

Are You Part Of The Sandwich Generation?

Does this sound familiar: you work a 40+ hour a week job, have kids in school who are involved in soccer or football and need carpooled to practice three or four (or more) nights a week, music lessons, and Boy/Girl Scouts, have to take care of a house, and on top of it all, findKeep Reading

Are Veterans’ Spouses Eligible For VA Aid & Attendance?

You might have heard it said or read it somewhere that the hardest job in the military is being a military spouse. How true it is. While the husband (or wife) is away serving his or her country, the other spouse is at home holding the home front down, taking care of everyday activities, takingKeep Reading

Is A Nursing Home Really Necessary For My Loved One?

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are more than 65 million baby boomers, people born between 1946 and 1964. Of the 65 million, approximately 1.3 million are in nursing homes. As the baby boomer generation continues to age, the question of whether or not a family member will need a nursing home (or long-termKeep Reading

Why Do You Need A Will?

A recent USA Today Snapshot revealed that 64-percent of Americans don’t have a will. The top reasons: haven’t gotten around to it; not urgent; don’t have a lawyer; don’t need one; don’t like thinking about death; and cost. While it may not be as important when compared to having a Power of Attorney (POA), aKeep Reading