What is a Funeral Trust?

Did you know that over the last 30 years, funeral costs have risen by more than 200 percent in the United States? According to the National Funeral Directors Association, the median cost for a funeral was $7,360. That price doesn’t include a vault; a vault will cost an additional $1,000. And guess what? There areKeep Reading

Simple Estate Planning Steps

“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” Dwight Eisenhower   Mention the phrase ‘estate plan’ and the immediate answer is to associate the term with someone with a considerable amount of wealth. You may think, I don’t need an estate plan because my meager possessions paleKeep Reading

VA Aid & Attendance: The Best Kept Secret

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. At its height, 16 million Americans, often referred to as the Greatest Generation, served our nation. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), there are approximately 300,000 World War II veterans still alive. These men and women are in theirKeep Reading

Know The Signs Of Caregiver Burnout

You made the promise a long time ago to take care of your spouse or parent for as long as necessary. You made the promise out of love, out of family obligation, or just trying to do what’s right. Fast-forward to the present: you’ve been taking care of your loved one for three years now,Keep Reading

3 Legal Documents Caregivers Need To Manage A Senior’s Healthcare

Our lives are governed by rules. It’s instilled in each of us from an early age and plays an aspect in every feature of our lives. When it comes to a parent or spouse’s health, the law is very strict about who can receive updates, participate in conversations with medical professionals and make medical decisions.Keep Reading