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Caregiving in a Time of Crisis

Caregiving in a Time of Crisis   A caregiver tending to a loved one, a care partner, during a crisis is challenging,and the continuing COVID-19 pandemic deems that being prepared is more important than ever before. Caregivers must balance the need for their care...

Three Reasons You Want to Avoid Probate

Three Reasons You Want to Avoid Probate When you pass away, your family may need to visit a probate court in order to claim their inheritance. This can happen if you own property (like a house, car, bank account, investment account, or other asset) in only your name....

Caring For Yourself with the Right Estate Planning Prescription

Caring For Yourself with the Right Estate Planning Prescription To all front-line and “essential” workers: Thank you for all of your hard work—day in and day out (and often evenings, nights, and weekends). You tirelessly give of yourself to care for some of the most...

Why You Need a Will

Why You Need a Will   A Caring.com wills survey shows the number of Americans with a will has had a minimal increase of 2.5 percent over the past year. Overall, the percentage of those with a will continues to decline, 33 percent in 2021 versus 42...

It is Not Always Better to Give Than to Receive

It is Not Always Better to Give Than to Receive If there is a possibility that a loved one might need Medicaid assistance in the foreseeable future, that person should not be giving gifts. This can be sad if that person gets joy out of generosity. But gifts in that...