In Texas you can choose whether many of your assets pass under your Will (probate assets) or outside your Will (non-probate assets). Read more for seven non-probate assets.
All too often the choice for moving to an assisted living facility or nursing home is made during an emergency. A hospital discharge worker calls around to see who will take a patient. The patient and her family seem to have little, if any, choice. But as anyone who has visited these facilities will tell you, they differ widely. We never plan to be in a nursing home or assisted living facility. We don’t want to even contemplate the possibility. But by facing reality and planning ahead, we can increase the likelihood that if we do have to live in one, we will live in one we can tolerate, where we enjoy life more and heal better.
How do you handle the grieving process? A writer who lost a dear friend to cancer shares what helped her grieve.
The FTC is disseminating information about a scam where scammers are trying to get social security numbers and money. The scammers claim the consumer’s social security number was linked to a crime and directed the consumer to withdraw money from their bank account. Find out what to do and how to protect yourself.