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What Does the New Healthcare Legislation Mean for YOU?

Everybody knows the latest big news: President Obama’s healthcare reform bill was finally approved by the senate—for better or worse—and although politicians may still be arguing the benefits and [...]

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How to Choose the Right Nursing Home

A recent article in the New York Times calls choosing a nursing home for your loved one “one of the hardest [decisions] you will ever make;” and yet it is a decision that almost all of us will [...]

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Estate Tax to Again Become an Issue in the House

Could it be that some movement finally happening in the House of Representatives with regards to the estate tax? It looks like it may be, if we are to believe this recent article in Bloomberg [...]

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Protecting Your Parents, Protecting Yourself

Do you need long-term care insurance? You may think you’re too young to think about that quite yet, but what about your parents? If you’re reading this blog it’s likely that your parents are at [...]

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NY Passes Family Health Care Decisions Act

New York law grants competent adults the right to decide about treatment, including the right to refuse treatment necessary to save or extend life. Adults have the right to appoint a person they [...]

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Ensure Your Wishes for Medical Treatment are Followed: Share Them With Your Doctor

This time of year often involves spring cleaning for many families: reorganizing the closets, clearing the weeds and brush from the yard, and getting rid of all those boxes in the garage or [...]

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Sensible… Sentimental… Prenuptial Agreements?

Somewhere between Family Law and Estate Planning lie Prenuptial Agreements. These documents—once avoided at all costs by all but the super-rich as pessimistic or unromantic—are now considered by [...]

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Do You Need A Will Or A Trust?

When it comes to estate planning there are two major vehicles for the distribution of property: A will and a trust. Both are very useful tools and can accomplish specific goals—but how do you [...]

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5 Ways to Enjoy Planning Your Estate

Creating a will or trust, healthcare documents, powers of attorney, etc., can sometimes seem overwhelmingly sad and serious. Well, the act of protecting your loved ones is very serious, but it [...]

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