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Is Spouse Automatically Your Beneficiary?

 November 14, 2022
If the surviving spouse is a second or subsequent spouse and did not have any children with the decedent, the surviving spouse takes even less.
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How Many Americans Suffer from Dementia?

 November 11, 2022
About one in 10 U.S. adults over 65 has dementia and even more have mild cognitive impairment, updated national estimates suggested.
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Can Depression Intervention Lower Dementia Risk?

 November 10, 2022
Depression has long been associated with an increased risk of dementia. A new study now provides evidence that timely treatment of depression could lower the risk of dementia in specific groups of patients.
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What Is a Living Will?

 November 9, 2022
The financial consequences of a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or any one of the rarer dementias can easily fall to the family of the patient. In any diagnosis that includes declining mental health, it’s important to get one’s financial house in order.
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What to Do When Your Spouse Dies

 November 8, 2022
Here is a list, in no particular order, of what needs to be done after someone passes to help you during this difficult time.
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The Benefits of a Good Estate Plan

 November 7, 2022
Estate planning helps you avoid many unfortunate situations. While it can take some time and money upfront, you can avoid many worse problems later on.
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Are You Ready for 2026?

 November 4, 2022
Because once 2026 arrives, many of the tax adjustments that were part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) are expected to expire.
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Should I List Beneficiaries on my Life Insurance?

 November 3, 2022
Here are three smart moves to make when picking (or adjusting) your life insurance beneficiaries.
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Factors to Consider when Picking Executor, Trustees and POAs

 November 2, 2022
One of the biggest challenges that clients encounter during the process is deciding who to appoint as their trustees, powers of attorney, health care surrogates and executors.
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Dual Citizenship and Estate Planning

 November 1, 2022
What is dual citizenship and why might it be important for estate planning purposes? Dual citizenship occurs when a person holds citizenship in two countries simultaneously. There are a number of ways that dual citizenship can come about, including birth, marriage, Naturalization, or descent from dual citizens. Dual citizenship can be important for estate planning […]
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Law Firm of Benjamin Eckman
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1767 Morris Ave., Suite 314
Union, NJ 07083

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73 Mt. View Blvd.,
Wayne, NJ 07470

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Hackensack, NJ 07601

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