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.

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.

How Do Special Needs Trusts Work?

How Do Special Needs Trusts Work

Special needs trusts can help fund quality-of-life improvements for the beneficiary, such as a phone, a trip or a private room in a group care facility.

Senior Second Marriages and Estate Planning

Senior Second Marriages and Estate Planning

More Americans are now getting married over 65 than ever before. Even though this may be a second or third marriage for many, caregivers should nevertheless be aware of certain aspects that shouldn’t be ignored amidst all the wedding plans and celebrations.

Am I Getting All the Social Security Benefits I Can?

Am I Getting All the Social Security Benefits I Can?

Money Talks News’ recent article entitled “7 Social Security Benefits You May Be Overlooking” says that the Social Security Administration provides payments to spouses, children and those with disabilities, among others. Let’s look at this in detail. Spousal benefits via a husband or wife. Spouses can get up to half of their husband’s or wife’s…