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What Should I Eat to Prevent Kidney Stones?

 February 15, 2022 |
They are tiny terrors that stealthily lie in wait until striking, often without warning. They’re kidney stones — crystalline nuggets that grow in our kidneys, sometimes getting painfully stuck as we try to expel them in our urine.
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What is a Letter of Last Instruction?

 February 14, 2022 | | |
Executors can use additional information in administering estates, especially if the executor is unrelated to the decedent.
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Difference between Probate and Non-Probate Assets?

 February 11, 2022 | |
Non-probate assets are those assets which do not go into an estate when the owner dies.
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Does Eating Sardines Stave Off Dementia?

 February 10, 2022 | | |
A study finds that the right diet may lower your risk of cognitive decline and brain disease later in life.
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What Is Elder Law?

 February 9, 2022 | |
Estate Planning may not be something you necessarily WANT to think about, but it could protect your interests and wishes long after you are gone.
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Why Should I Have a Living Will?

 February 8, 2022 | |
As a review of terms, a will is a legal document that specifies how a person’s estate should be handled only after that person’s death. A living will has nothing to do with how your “things” like property, money, jewelry, etc. are to be distributed. Unlike a will, it is, in fact, a document that comes into play while you’re still alive.
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Common Estate Planning Mistakes

 February 7, 2022 | | | |
With apologies to poet Robert Burns, the best-laid estate plans of women and men sometimes go awry.
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When to talk to Mom about Cognitive Decline?

 February 4, 2022 | |
Your elderly mother is getting forgetful and confused. What do you do now?
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IRAs and 401(k) when Spouse Dies?

The rise in the stock market over the past several years, teamed with the passage of the SECURE Act two years ago and the scheduled 50% reduction in the size of the federal estate tax exemption four years from now, has resulted in a renewed interest in estate planning for IRA and 401k accounts owned by married couples.
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Should I Place My Home in a Trust?

Part of being a responsible homeowner is having a proper estate plan in place. After all, considering the home is generally the largest asset most people own, it's prudent to ensure this asset is passed to the people you wish to leave it to.
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