Medicare Part B Premiums, Deductibles Going Back Up in 2024

In 2023, seniors were happy to see their Medicare Part B standard monthly premiums and annual deductibles go down for the first time in more than a decade. Unfortunately, that's not the case for 2024, when these

What Will Your 2024 Social Security Benefits Look Like?

In 2023, recipients of Social Security benefits saw the biggest increase in decades in their monthly checks. Although their payouts will indeed rise again in 2024, the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will be considerably more modest.

6 Ways the Sandwich Generation Can Plan for The Future

Many couples in their 30s and 40s are providing for their families and balancing care duties between the needs of children and parents. Managing it all takes preparation, organization, and communication.

What Does Incapacitated Mean in Elder Law & Estate Planning?

Someone who is incapacitated cannot make personal decisions or understand legal documents. An incapacitated person requires a surrogate decision-maker, such as an agent under a health care power of attorney or a guardian.

What Are the Drawbacks of Naming Beneficiaries?

Although in many situations the advantages outweigh the disadvantages when selecting beneficiaries, there are always exceptions.

Lady Bird Deeds: A Different Kind of Life Estate

If you are a property holder, you may use a Lady Bird Deed to transfer real property to a specific beneficiary while retaining certain rights to the property.