Category Archives for "Estate Planning"

Apr 07

How To Get Access to Your COVID Stimulus Money

By Marjorie Desmond

It’s the beginning of the month, and bills are coming due. If you are stressed out, it’s important that you know where and how to get access to financial relief. Please consider this not only for yourself, but for your adult children and elderly parents, too, even if you do not need it for yourself. On […]

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Mar 23

How To Talk To Your Parents and Get Them To Stay Home

By Marjorie Desmond

There’s no doubt that your parents have survived frightening world events, whether that was World War II, the war in Vietnam, nuclear threat, illness, poverty, civil unrest, or all of the above. However, the use of the word “unprecedented” regarding what’s happening now is not an exaggeration. And they may not understand it all or […]

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Mar 02

CORONAVIRUS: Impact to Your Wealth, Health and Happiness

By Marjorie Desmond

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Feb 10

False Security: Is Your Will Legally Valid?

By Marjorie Desmond

A last will and testament can ensure your wishes are respected when you die. But if your will isn’t legally valid, those wishes might not actually be carried out, and instead the laws of “intestate succession” would apply, meaning that the state decides who gets your stuff, and it’s very likely not to be who […]

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Dec 23

Don’t Let Diminished Financial Capacity Put Your Elderly Loved Ones At Risk—Part 1

By Marjorie Desmond

With more and more Baby Boomers reaching retirement age each year, our country is undergoing an unprecedented demographic transformation that’s been dubbed “The Greying of America.” This population shift stands to affect many aspects of life, especially your relationships with aging parents and other senior family members.By 2060, the number of Americans aged 65 and […]

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Dec 09

5 Steps For Adding Digital Assets To Your Estate Plan

By Marjorie Desmond

Although digital technology has made many aspects of our lives much easier and more convenient, it has also created some unique challenges when it comes to estate planning. If you haven’t planned properly, for example, just locating and accessing all of your digital assets can be a major headache—or even impossible—for your loved ones following […]

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