Estate Planning Awareness Week: The Importance to You and Your Family of Having an Estate Plan
In 2008, Congress recognized the need for the public to understand the importance and benefits of estate planning by passing[...]
You Are Named As Dad’s Power of Attorney, What Does That Mean?
As our population ages, more and more adult children find themselves having to help a parent or other elderly relative[...]
How You Can Help A Widow
The day before my husband’s funeral, two of his friends came and mowed the lawn. Two weeks after the funeral,[...]
Protect Your IRA For Your Young Beneficiaries
Because the income tax on an IRA is deferred, a beneficiary who inherits an IRA is required to either: withdraw[...]
Pros and Cons of a Joint Account with Mom or Dad
Adding a child to a bank account might seem like the perfect solution to safeguarding an elderly parent’s finances. Once[...]
How Do You Probate Out of State Real Estate?
Many Georgia residents own real estate that is located in another state. The property might be a vacation home, rental[...]
Help Your Executor Out
When putting together your estate plan, you need to choose an Executor, the person responsible for administering your estate. Once[...]
How Do You Plan Your Estate When You Don’t Have Children?
For people with children, estate planning is usually pretty straightforward - leave everything to the children in equal shares. Sometimes[...]
5 Ways You Can Improve Dementia Related Sleep Issues
It can be very challenging to watch a loved one suffer from dementia.  A caretaker can feel very powerless over[...]

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