Category: Estate Planning

Estate planning is vital for women

While estate planning had long been a field dominated by men, there’s a growing realization that it’s of even greater importance for women. The reason is simple: They live longer. “Women live longer on average and tend to marry older spouses, making them three times as likely as men to be widowed at 65,” according[...]

Tips On Choosing An Estate Planner

Once a person decides upon estate planning, that doesn’t mean all decisions will soon be turned over to a professional. For one thing, individuals must settle upon an estate planner, and that can seem to be a daunting task. “Make sure that your attorney knows what you wish to accomplish with your assets and is[...]

Protecting the Snowbird Estate

Many seniors do not think about how living in two states after retirement may impact their estate plans. A recent article discusses several ways that seniors who live in two states can protect their estate and ensure that their wishes will be carried out should they become incapacitated or pass away. Seniors must be sure[...]

Growing Number of Baby Boomers Opt-Out of Marriage

The traditional portrait of older Americans is changing. According to a recent article in The New York Times, the divorce rate among baby boomers has exploded to over 50 percent. This new trend will have a resounding impact on the lives of many older Americans. The baby boomers are very different from the generations that[...]

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