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What Is an ‘Ethical Will’?

Ethical wills first began to appear in the 1990s, usually in the form of a “legacy letter” written just before a person died and then bolted onto their main will as an appendix.
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What Do Higher Interest Rates Mean for Pensions?

Higher rates mean a lower lump sum. You are discounting [the value] of a stream of future payments.
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RMD Formula Changes for First Time in 20 Years

The IRS has good news for retirees: you can now keep more money in your tax-deferred retirement accounts thanks to lower required minimum distributions (RMDs).
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When Should I Revise My Will?

Even if you've already drawn up a will, if you're in one of these situations, it's a good idea to review your final wishes and make any necessary changes, so your money and personal belongings are left in the right hands.
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How Do I Store Estate Planning Documents?

A common dilemma that families face upon the incapacity or death of a loved one is locating estate planning documents. While preparing the documents are the most important step, that is irrelevant if the documents are lost when they most need to be used.
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How Is Amazon’s Alexa Helping Seniors?

Amazon is introducing two new features for its “Alexa Together” elder care subscription service.
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What If My Spouse Doesn’t Use Long-Term Care Insurance?

Long-term care insurance helps pay for healthcare costs that aren’t covered by Medicare or conventional health policies.
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Has the Pandemic Made People More Aware of Estate Planning?

Close to half of respondents earning $80,000 a year or more have a will, an increase of 7% since 2020, according to Caring.com.
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Does a Supplemental Needs Trust Impact Government Benefits?

For disabled persons receiving financially based government benefits, supplemental needs trusts (‘SNTs’) can safeguard benefits and serve as an effective estate planning tool.
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Why Is Beneficiary Designation Important?

When you set up your estate plan it is important to coordinate the legal planning documents that you or you and your attorney create with the document provided by your retirement account custodian and/or your life insurance carrier called a ‘Designation of Beneficiary.’
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Union, NJ 07083

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