Essentials of Estate Planning

There are some essentials of estate planning when it comes to protecting yourself, and your family members. If your affairs aren’t in order, not only will your loved ones bear the burden, but they could possibly bear a financial burden, and potentially argue with other family members during their most difficult times. These are the…

Hire a Qualified Estate Administration Attorney

It’s important to hire a qualified estate administration attorney, because it is a complicated process which can be overwhelming in normal circumstances, let alone while grieving. Most people don’t have a basic understanding of what estate administration involves, which is why it’s important to hire a qualified estate administration attorney. Anything a person once owned…

10 Ways to Talk to Your Aging Parents About Their Finances

There’s a good chance that many adult children will have to get involved with their parents’ financial lives as they age. Yet, an overwhelming majority of adult children – 73% – have not had detailed conversations with their parents about their finances, according to a survey by GOBankingRates. One of the primary reasons why survey…

What Happens to Your Digital Assets When You Die?

Not very long ago, owning a personal computer was a novelty. Today we all interact personally and professionally using desktop or laptop computers and access the internet by way of cellphones. The constant presence of digital information in our lives has led to social and economic changes that would have been hard to anticipate only…

Now Is the Time to Protect Your Health Care Decision-Making Rights

As hard as it is to get some people to embrace estate planning, getting them to take seriously the need for a health care decision-making plan is even more difficult. At least, that was the case pre-pandemic. We are no longer in an era of hypotheticals. There is a growing sense that being incapacitated by…