Raising a grandchild can be tough financially, but grandparents in this situation should be aware that there is a tax credit available that could help them.
A pet can be a member of the family, but what happens to your pet after you are gone? How can you ensure your pet will be cared for?
A trust protector is someone who is appointed to watch over a trust that will be in effect for a long time and ensure that it is not adversely affected by any changes in the law or circumstances.
if you postpone planning until it is too late, you run the risk that your intended beneficiaries — those you love the most — may not receive what you would want them to receive.
One important reason to have a will is to be able to name your executor (also called a personal representative). An executor is the person responsible for managing the administration of your estate after you die.
If you move to a different state or split your time between one or more states, you should make sure your advance directive is valid in all the states you frequent.
It may become harder for Medicare beneficiaries to find home health care due to a new rule. Although the rule changes the way home health care providers are reimbursed, it could affect patient care as well.
In order to be eligible for Medicaid, you cannot have transferred assets recently. Congress does not want you to move into a nursing home on Monday, give all your money to your children (or whomever) on Tuesday, and qualify for Medicaid on Wednesday.