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Tips on Finding the Right In-Home Aide

As you age, you may need help to take care of your health but want to live independently in your home.
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Options When You Can’t Live on Your Own

Here are a few options to consider when you can no longer live alone.
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Why Is Communication Important in Estate Planning?

For most families, the estate planning process is more involved than simply naming beneficiaries. While the primary goal of estate planning is transferring assets in an orderly and tax-efficient manner, it’s just as important to focus on preserving wealth across generations.
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What is the Federal Estate Tax Exemption?

The federal estate tax exemption and gift exemption is presently $12.06 million. A married couple can transfer $24.12 million to their children or loved ones free of tax with proper planning. The exemption is tied to inflation, so it will continue to rise.
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Special Needs Planning Requires a Special Needs Trust

Estate planning should always be customized to each individual creating a plan. This is particularly important when planning for beneficiaries with disabilities.
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When Must You File a Gift Tax Return?

The IRS wants to know how much you’re gifting over the course of your lifetime. This is because while gifts may be based on generosity, they are also a strategy for avoiding taxes, including estate taxes, reports The Street in a recent article “Do I Need to File a Gift Tax Return?” Knowing whether you…
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How Bad Is Caregiver Burnout?

A new study showed that caregiver burnout is becoming a growing problem.
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Is Your Incapacity Plan in Place?

You may lose the ability to manage your own affairs as you grow older. Therefore, it’s necessary to have an incapacity plan in place.
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What You Need to Know About Long-Term Care Insurance?

Long-term care insurance covers expensive nursing care needs. However, is it a good investment? Here’s what experts say about what you should take into account.
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What is needed to ‘Age in Place’?

As they get older, many — even most — Americans prefer to remain in their own homes as long as they can, AKA “age in place.” However, to do that, many will need to make their residences safer and easier to navigate, by making home modifications.
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Union, NJ 07083

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