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Will Eating More Fish Help You Stay Healthy?

 April 27, 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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How to Avoid Probate

If you don’t have a will and an estate plan, probate is an after-you’ve-gone legal struggle. It could last months, if not years, in a battle over what you intended your family (or friends) to have: your estate!
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Can You Avoid Financial Exploitation?

Financial exploitation comes in many forms, and older adults are often the victims.
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Can Playing Golf Lower Risk of Dementia?

 April 20, 2022 |
Japanese study found older male golfers were 37% less likely to get dementia.
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What are the New IRA Distribution Rules?

 April 19, 2022 |
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued much anticipated proposed regulations that clarify and revise some of the required minimum distribution (RMD) rules for qualified plans (i.e., 401ks, 403bs, etc.) and individual retirement accounts (IRAs).
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What are the benefits of a Living Trust?

 April 18, 2022 |
If you’re putting together an estate plan, you have no doubt heard about the benefits of a living trust.
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How Do You Get a Power of Attorney?

To get power of attorney (POA), the person granting you that power must name you as the agent to have the powers specified in the POA document. It must be signed by the giver while s/he is sound of mind.
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What are the Current Gift Tax Limits?

In 2017, Congress doubled the exemption starting in 2018, and the amount will continue to rise with inflation through 2025. This expansion helped reduce the number of taxable estates to about 1,300 for returns filed in 2020 from about 5,200 in 2017, according to the latest IRS data.
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Some Financial Concerns Before Remarrying

You may want to consider some financial issues before walking down the aisle again.
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Is Your Elderly Parent Being Scammed?

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many older adults are more socially isolated than ever—and thus more vulnerable to being financially victimized.
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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
(973)709-0909

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Hackensack, NJ 07601

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