22Nov, 2021

Single Mothers: Guide to Financial Planning

November 22nd, 2021|Estate Planning|

Smiling single young mum embracing little daughter.As a single mother, your top priority is providing for your kids and yourself. All the pressure is on you to ensure the physical and financial well-being of your child.

It is so important to have your daily finances in order, but this is just half of financial planning. What about planning for the future? Are your assets protected? What would happen […]

10Nov, 2021

What You Should Know About Guardianship and Mental Illness

November 10th, 2021|Guardianship|

Male patient having consultation with doctor about mental health.Mental illness affects tens of millions of people in the U.S. every year. About one in four adults (approximately 26%) suffer from some type of mental illness. This disease spares no one. In fact, young people (ages 11-17) are currently struggling the most with their mental health.

Seeing a loved one […]

22Oct, 2021

What Is a Trustee and Why Is It Important?

October 22nd, 2021|Trust and Estate|

Trustee certification.For most people, the thought of creating an estate plan is not something they look forward to. However, in large part, this is because the world of estate planning contains many unfamiliar terms and concepts. For example, trusts are not something that most people have everyday experience dealing with. As humans, it’s normal for us to be hesitant to engage in something that we know very […]

10Oct, 2021

Is It a Good Idea to Make a Power of Attorney Online?

October 10th, 2021|Estate Planning|

estate planning conceptA power of attorney document is one of the more important documents in anyone’s estate plan. Essentially, a power of attorney gives another person the right to make incredibly important legal, financial, and healthcare decisions on your behalf while you are alive. At the same time, the laws governing powers of attorney are quite complex. As a result, if you develop the need for a […]

22Sep, 2021

Dementia: Do’s And Don’ts To Take Care Of Your Loved One As A Guardian

September 22nd, 2021|Guardianship|

Senior man comforting a woman with dementia at home.Over six million Americans have Alzheimer’s, the most common form of dementia. This diagnosis can be devastating and challenging for families, as they watch their loved one’s mental and physical capabilities deteriorate over time.

Caring for someone with dementia takes extra effort, patience, and understanding. If you are currently serving as a guardian for your loved one, […]