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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Top 5 Estate Planning Myths

By:  Jennifer Boston

This guide debunks common misconceptions which can lead to trouble for your loved ones down the road.

1.  "I'm not wealthy enough to need an estate plan."

There is no amount of money that signifies one should have a basic estate plan, rather it is something every adult should do. Of course, there is a financial aspect, and it would be a shame if even what you may consider a small estate wasn’t left with the person who you wanted to have it, but there is more to it.

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Monday, August 15, 2016

Are your Children Heading Off to College?

If you are like most parents with college-bound children, the last thing on your mind is estate planning.  You may be sad to see your baby leave for college, or you may be dismantling their room so you can have your own space.  You may also be lamenting the fact that you have to stalk them on Facebook just to know if they are ok.

But what would you do if your child became incapacitated while he or she was at school?  Now that he or she is 18, you do not have access to their financial accounts unless you are a co-owner.  You may not be able to get access to their medical records (thanks to HIPAA).

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