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Health Care Decisions Day

National Health Care Decisions Day Inspires Vital Conversations

It’s never to early to think about and talk about our healthcare preferences and end of life wishes, and National Health Care Decisions Day can …

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Home and Community-based Services

Proposed Law may Change System of Home and Community-Based Services

Work is underway on legislation that could fundamentally transform the nation’s system of home- and community-based services, eliminating waiting lists and allowing people with disabilities to move across state lines without forfeiting critical services and supports.

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Special Needs Trust

How Do Special Needs Trusts Work?

Just as you have trust in a relationship, trusting your document and those with responsibilities in the trust are crucial to obtaining your objectives.

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COVID Relief Bill

Does New COVID Relief Bill have an Impact on Retirees?

Besides the third round of stimulus payments, multiple expanded tax credits for parents are perhaps the most widely known provisions of the COVID-19 relief bill that President Joe Biden signed into law on March 11. But the expansive legislation, formally known as the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, contains provisions that affect Americans of all ages, even retirees.

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after a loved one dies

What Paperwork Is Needed after Someone Dies?

While the tasks of dealing with an estate after someone passes may be simple administration, the work associated with it is often quite complicated.

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credit card debt

Does My Family Have to Pay My Credit Card Debt When I Die?

Especially with the average U.S. household having $7,027 in revolving credit card debt and Americans owing a total of $416.1 billion in credit card debt, according to a recent Nerdwallet study, some Americans will have credit card debt for the rest of their lives. However, what happens to credit card debt when you die?

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