What Should I Do with an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis?

What Should I Do with an Alzheimer's Diagnosis

Almost half a million new cases of Alzheimer’s disease will be diagnosed this year in the United States, according to the BrightFocus Foundation. Worldwide, someone develops some form of dementia every three seconds.

What If Estate Is Beneficiary of an IRA?

What If Estate Is Beneficiary of an IRA

It may sound like it makes sense, and it might be easier than picking a person (or two) to name, however there are some serious downsides to naming your estate as the beneficiary for your IRA.

Denial of Social Security Disability Benefits

Why Does Government Deny Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is one of the least understood insurance policies available to U.S. workers. Many workers don’t realize they have the income protection SSDI provides or that they contributed to the coverage with every paycheck through FICA tax payments.

What a Family Caregiver Needs to Know

What a Family Caregiver Needs to Know

If you’re a caregiver, part of your job may be to keep track of your loved one’s legal affairs. You probably know — or are learning — that it’s a big responsibility.

Estate Planning Tips for Solo Seniors

Estate Planning Tips for Solo Seniors

So, what happens with your estate plans if you are not in a traditional nuclear family? There is quite a lot that can fall under the umbrella of a non-traditional family, and the recommendations will vary depending on your specific circumstances.

Caring for Your Aging Dad as You Approach Retirement

Caring for Your Aging Dad as You Approach Retirement

Caring for Your Aging Dad should be planned before it becomes an emergency. Talk with your father and find out what is important to him. Let him know that an estate plan will help the people he loves as well as protect him.