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Social Media Accounts as Part of Your Estate Plan

Posted on: February 21st, 2013
Most people have a social media account of some kind. But, what does Facebook or Instagram have to do with probate? The answer may depend on where you live....

The Reading of a Will…..What really happens?

Posted on: January 31st, 2013
Most of us have seen a movie where a Last Will and Testament is being read by an attorney to many of the main characters in the movie. While this type of scene may work great for creating drama or tension in a movie, it doesn’t really occur in real life. ...

Setting Your Financial Priorities

Posted on: January 30th, 2013
Setting your financial priorities as you begin this New Year is an important task. It can be overwhelming to consider college, a home, a vehicle, investments, and retirement. Deciding what is most important right now and in the future can make you feel crazy! That is why it is important to seek the assistance of a trusted professional like Maura Curran....

3 Tips for Protecting Your Assets from Nursing Home Expenses

Posted on: January 29th, 2013
Many people are worried that their life savings will be lost if they ever require the care of a nursing home. However, with planning in advance, you can preserve your assets and still be eligible for government assistance. ...

Does Being Single Make Estate Planning Easier?

Posted on: January 28th, 2013
It may seem counter-intuitive, but people who are single may have it easier when it comes to making major financial decisions and estate planning. Not having to consult a spouse can streamline the decision-making process. ...

Common Sense Tips For Estate Planning

Posted on: January 25th, 2013
Most of us take time to make plans every day. We plan our grocery list or which parent will pick-up the children from school. The measures we take to make everyday life easier can be applied to estate planning as well....

3 Important Documents YOUR Young Adult Needs

Posted on: January 24th, 2013
While you may consider your 18 year old to still be your "baby," the law considers him/her to be an adult. This means that you will need written permission to make medical or financial decisions on his/her behalf. ...
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