Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving

Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving

By WebMD Get organized Keep track of important information in a care log. Identify your informal network Ask for help from people in the older person’s community, such as relatives, neighbors, longtime family friends, and members of religious, civic, and social organizations. Ask them to call ...

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Giving New Life to Others

Giving New Life to Others

We have the option to leave behind more than our personal assets upon death. In fact, you could actually give new life to others through the donation of healthy organs or tissue. This provides an opportunity to broaden your legacy beyond your family and immediate friends, potentially impacting the h...

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Your Guide to Estate Planning

Your Guide to Estate Planning

Though you may know that you need to plan for the future, you may not realize what that entails. You may have heard the term estate plan and figured that you still had time to decide what you want to be done with your things. In fact many prefer not to think about it, though […]

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The Emotional Side of Estate Planning

The Emotional Side of Estate Planning

There are two schools of thought in the field of psychology when it comes to discussing emotions. One of the theories argues that emotion causes behavior. Thus, one’s emotional state results in action. On the other hand, another argument posits that conscious emotion results from behavior that...

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The Importance of Estate Planning

The Importance of Estate Planning

No one likes thinking about death, but sooner or later, we all need to make plans for the inevitable. Some people assume that their possessions will automatically transfer to their spouse or other family members if they die. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Estate planning offers some con...

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Using an LLC for Estate Planning

Using an LLC for Estate Planning

By Michelle Ullman, Investopedia Somewhere between a corporation and a partnership lies the limited liability company (LLC). This hybrid legal entity is beneficial for small-business owners and is also a powerful tool for estate planning. If you want to transfer assets to your children, grandchildre...

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4 Reasons Estate Planning is so Important

4 Reasons Estate Planning is so Important

By Donna Fuscaldo, Investopedia It seems like many people devote more time to planning a vacation, choosing a car to buy, or even selecting a spot to eat dinner than they do to estate planning—deciding who will inherit their assets after they’re gone. It may not be as fun to think about as booking a...

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