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What Should I Know about the Omicron Variant?

 December 27, 2021 | | |
Here’s what we know so far about omicron — plus tips for keeping yourself safe as it spreads.
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Does Clutter Help with Dementia?

 December 24, 2021 | |
A clutter-free environment may not help people with dementia carry out daily tasks - according to a new study from the University of East Anglia.
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When to talk with your parents about cognitive decline?

 December 23, 2021 | | |
Your elderly mother is getting forgetful and confused. What do you do now?
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Do I Have to Pay Off Husband’s Debts after He Dies?

 December 22, 2021 | | |
Losing your spouse is a painful, confusing time, but add to that repeated calls from an aggressive debt collector and a bad situation suddenly can get even worse.
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Will My Social Security Benefits Be Taxed?

 December 21, 2021 | |
Uncle Sam is not the only one looking for a piece of your retirement income. Is your state on this list?
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Who Should I Name as Trustee?

You created your revocable living trust to hold your assets. You did so because of the probate avoidance and other benefits. You may have included sophisticated tax-planning provisions in your trust.
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Will You Be Ready for Long-Term Care?

 December 17, 2021 | |
For some, retirement means ‘where will we play today's round of golf?’ For others, it could mean, ‘do I pay for my meds or my rent?’ In either case, a few concerns touch every retiree. The topic of long-term care is one of them, at least subconsciously. The question that causes more than a few sleepless nights is, ‘What happens when I can't take care of myself anymore?’
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What to Do with an Inherited IRA?

 December 16, 2021 | |
Some inherited assets are tax-friendly, but under new rules, others come with a hefty tax bill. We help you get the most out of a legacy.
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Can Elder Financial Abuse Be Stopped?

 December 15, 2021
The financial exploitation of elderly people comes at a great cost: It costs victims as much as $36.5 billion each year, according to the National Council on Aging. It can also be more difficult to detect than physical abuse and neglect because it’s often done by family members, trusted friends and caregivers.
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Can You Refuse an Inheritance?

 December 14, 2021 | |
What happens if you are named an heir in an estate but you don’t want it? Does it go the person’s children if you reject the inheritance?
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1767 Morris Ave., Suite 314
Union, NJ 07083

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73 Mt. View Blvd.,
Wayne, NJ 07470

1 University Drive, Suite 609
Hackensack, NJ 07601

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