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Guest Blog By SilverBills Having a conversation with an older adult relative about financial matters may be challenging. However, conversations such as these are essential as they provide an opportunity to talk about what a loved one may need help with as he or she ages. Starting these conversations can sometimes be problematic, as the idea of allowing others to … Read More
Springtime is here again, and this year it feels different. In spring 2020, plants were bursting with life as we humans hunkered down in effort to preserve our own in the face of a global pandemic. Travel plans, weddings, and birthday parties were cancelled or postponed, and life went on hold. One year later, we are weary and crave a … Read More
During the 2020 election campaign, President Joe Biden proposed certain changes to the Internal Revenue Code, which among other things, could change the current law on estate and gift taxation. There are two possibilities you should be aware of: the lowering of the estate tax exemption and the elimination of the stepped-up basis on death. The first would affect only … Read More
Between one-third and two-thirds of Americans do not have a will — a legally binding document that is part of an estate plan and records your wishes about the distribution of your property and assets after your death. Wills are not just about your material things; they are also about people. Wills allow you to name a guardian for minor … Read More
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Larry was 84-years old when he passed away last year. His wife of 62 years died in 2018. His only child, David, lived overseas and he had no other living family. Larry was fiercely independent and was reluctant to ask for assistance with anything. Concerned for his well-being and knowing that he would never consider moving into an assisted living … Read More