What Are Advance Care Directives?

Have you thought of what kind of medical options you have available if you were too ill or hurt to express your wishes? It’s a difficult topic for many to discuss let alone take action on. And you’re in good company: about two-thirds of Americans do not have their wishes recorded. What are your legalKeep Reading

Have You Thought About A Funeral Trust?

You’ve seen the commercials on TV comparing prices for the average funeral and the cheaper alternates. In case you haven’t, the price runs between $7,000 and $10,000. This price includes the service at the funeral home, burial in a cemetery, and installation of a headstone. Like the proverbial 500-pound gorilla in the room, there isKeep Reading

What You Should Know About Your Parent’s Finances

Are you familiar with your parents’ finances? The checking account? Savings accounts? Stocks or IRAs? Chances are, you’re not. You may know which bank they primarily deal with, but that’s about it. Discussing your family’s finances is not common dinner table conversation topic. But there may come a time when you – or someone elseKeep Reading

Don’t Forget About VA Aid & Attendance

Memorial Day is more than just the start the start of summer. It’s an exclusive American holiday honoring American soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Here are some interesting facts to consider as we prepare to commemorate Memorial Day: According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 18.8 million military veterans. OfKeep Reading

Now Is A Good Time To Review & Update Your Estate Documents

The Christmas decorations are down, and the family guests have went back home. Football playoffs are in full swing and college basketball is starting tournament play. Your life is settling back into its happy, standard routine. It may be a little dull, but that’s your prerogative and you like it that way. You have aKeep Reading

What Is A Personal Services Contract?

Sally may sound like someone familiar. She had to take an early retirement from her office position. She would have preferred to have continued working, but had other obligations. Instead of working eight hours in a cubicle, taking care of her parents occupies her time. Her schedule consists of taking her parents to various doctorKeep Reading