Financial eligibility for VA Benefits has changed and been clarified. Read more for how these changes affect net worth, income, look back period and transfers, calculating the penalty, and benefit levels.
COVID-19 pulled back the curtain on longstanding cracks in the entire long-term care system, exposing deep flaws in the way we care for our country’s most vulnerable people.
Are you wondering how much should you budget for retirement? Or, how to decide how much you can afford to spend for daily life and for the “extras”? Read more for ways to make your money last.
We think of Ponzi schemes as the pyramids of money not being invested as promised but flowing out to pay bogus investment returns to people who invested earlier. Charles Ponzi’s more recent fellow fraudster, Bernie Madoff, graced tabloids just a few years ago. Similar schemes are active today. Could one of them be Social Security?
Chadwick Boseman died without a Will. Should you? Maybe you think you don’t need a Will; that having a Will doesn’t matter because your spouse or your children will inherit anyway. You could be wrong. And your mistake could be costly.
As the number of Baby Boomers entering the retirement years rises, so does the problem of elder abuse. Like all abuse, it is often a crime of opportunity. What do you watch for? What help is available? Read more for information and suggestions for help.
Throughout life, you can stay in charge – if you let people know what you want in advance. Listen to this podcast to unlock your future with estate planning and elder law from The Garrett Law Firm.
The right of being a beneficiary of a trust is paired with responsibilities. How must you spend your distributions? What happens if you don’t?
Older Americans vote in higher numbers than any other age group. During the pandemic, many of us prefer voting by mail. When voting by mail, beware of these scams!
As we prepare our federal income tax returns, we may want to be aware of some of the changes in the Internal Revenue Code. Will you pay less under the new federal tax regime?