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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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Do Single People Need Estate Planning?

If you don’t have a spouse or children, you might think you don’t need to do much estate planning. However, if you have any assets, familial connections, or interest in supporting charitable groups – not to mention a desire to control your own future – you do need to establish an estate plan.
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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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Pay Less Taxes on Your Retirement Funds

You don't get to use all the money in your traditional 401(k) and IRA for retirement because you still have to pay taxes on it.
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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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