by The Garrett Law Firm | Mar 21, 2023 | Estate planning
PACE Loans: Are they too good to be true? We have all seen those ads on television or YouTube claiming that through a special government program we can get solar panels installed “at no upfront cost to you” or, even better, with a tax deduction. While we all want to save on energy costs and know there is no Planet B, this sounds simply too good to be true – and it often is.
by The Garrett Law Firm | Mar 14, 2023 | Estate planning
Is your financial advisor trustworthy? Or, not? You may think that the ADV brochure you received tells you all you need to know about your financial advisor. Think again.
by The Garrett Law Firm | Mar 7, 2023 | Estate planning
Although we may want to retire in place, it may not be the place in which we spent the tail end of our working years. We may want a quieter, or a more stimulating, environment. We may long for four seasons or decide to give up shoveling snow. We may want to be closer to grandchildren or live in a place more congenial to pursing retirement interests. We may simply want to downsize. If you decide to move in retirement, keep these 14 tips in mind for working with movers.
by The Garrett Law Firm | Feb 14, 2023 | Estate planning
Show your special Valentine your love with these seven easy estate planning tips including tips for if your Valentine becomes disabled.
by The Garrett Law Firm | Feb 9, 2023 | Estate planning
When your spouse dies, your financial situation can change overnight. Should you claim their Social Security benefits or your own? This important decision could cost you.
by The Garrett Law Firm | Jan 10, 2023 | Estate planning
You never thought it would happen to you. But…..life happens. Maybe your daughter needed help with her student loans. Maybe your car needed one repair too many. Or maybe the medical bills just keeping piling up and you don’t see how you will ever get out from under them. You may be willing to go back to work, but just not able. What can you do? Will you be left penniless? Will you lose the house? What protections are available when filing bankruptcy?