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    Watch Out for These Potential Problems with Life Estates

    Life estates can be an excellent tool for Medicaid planning, probate avoidance and tax efficiency, but there are potential problems to look out for. 

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    5 Ways Your Will Can Become Useless, Or Close to It

    Is having an out-of-date will better than having no will at all?  While wills do not have expiration dates, certain changes can render them useless.

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    How to Divide Up Personal Possessions Without Dividing the Family

    Allocating your personal possessions can be one of the most difficult tasks when creating an estate plan. To avoid family feuds after you are gone, it is important to have a plan and make your wishes clear.  

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    What to Do If You Are Appointed Guardian of an Older Adult

    Being appointed guardian of a loved one is a serious responsibility. As guardian, you are in charge of your loved one’s well-being and you have a duty to act in his or her best interest.  

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    Understanding the Differences Between a Living Trust and an Irrevocable Trust

    Before you commit to adding a trust to your estate plan, make sure you understand the differences between revocable (also called “living”) and irrevocable trusts because each offers advantages and disadvantages, depending on their purpose. 

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    Online Survey Helps Older Adults Assess Their Vulnerability for Financial Exploitation

    All older Americans are vulnerable to financial abuse, but there are circumstances that make someone more likely to be scammed. An online survey can help older adults assess their risk of being exploited based on how they make financial decisions. 

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    Non-Borrowing Spouses of Reverse Mortgage Holders Receive Expanded Protections

    The government has expanded access to protections for spouses of reverse mortgage holders who are not named in the loan document, allowing more such spouses the ability to stay in their home if the borrowing spouse dies or moves to a care facility. 

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    Preserving the Family Vacation Home for Generations to Come

    Summer is winding down and if you are one of the lucky ones, you got to spend some time at a family vacation home. How do you make sure your children and grandchildren can enjoy that second home as much as you did?

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    Britney Spears Case Puts Renewed Focus on Guardianships and Less Restrictive Alternatives

    Britney Spears’s struggle to regain control over her business and personal life shines a spotlight on legal guardianship and alternatives that involve less loss of control over one’s life.

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    Medicaid’s Home Care Waivers Can Help You Avoid a Nursing Home, But the Line May Be Long

    The federal government can grant “waivers” to states allowing them to expand Medicaid to include home and community-based services. The downside is that states can limit home care and the wait can be long.  

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