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5 Steps to Avoid the Economic Dangers of Caregiving

If caregiving looms in your future — and it likely does if you’re a daughter, an only child or the one (if you are, you know what I mean) — take time now to protect your financial life.
04/12/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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Should I Delay Claiming Social Security?

When you begin claiming affects how much money you get from the program, and once you're receiving checks, it's difficult to undo your decision.
04/08/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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Spa Day for Memory Care Patients?

When Sunshine Retirement Living officials saw a significant drop in the use of antipsychotics in its memory care residents after piloting a “sensory spa” in one community, its mission became clear. The company expanded use of the spas throughout its portfolio.
04/07/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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5 Things You Can't Do as Power of Attorney

For those of us involved as care providers for someone having difficulty handling his/her own affairs, whether it’s a family member or not, requires that we have the legal authority to do what’s in that person’s best interest.
04/06/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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Is My Elderly Parent Being Scammed?

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many older adults are more socially isolated than ever—and thus more vulnerable to being financially victimized.
04/05/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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7 Common Estate Planning Mistakes

Your last will and testament is one of the most important legal documents that you will ever make. It allows you to direct where you want your property, guardianship and debts to go after you die, and allows you to appoint an executor to act out your wishes.
04/04/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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Penalties for Contributing/Withdrawing From My IRA?

Building and living off a nest egg is tough. However, you can make the situation even more difficult if you run afoul of some key laws governing retirement accounts.
04/01/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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7 Estate Planning Issues to Discuss with Your Parents

If you have a parent over the age of, say, 65, thoughts about their future may have started to creep into your mind. End-of-life planning can be emotional and overwhelming, it’s tempting to put these conversations off — and even more pleasing to avoid them altogether. If there’s a lesson to be learned from the pandemic, however, it’s that waiting until the last minute to prepare is seldom a good idea.
03/31/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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How Do I Protect My Children in a Second Marriage?

Who’s going to inherit on the death of one of the re-marrieds? Will this be the surviving spouse? If so, where will those inherited monies go on the second-to-die’s death?
03/30/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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Why Should I Give My Money Away?

Everyone likes money, right? Giving money to family or friends can also be a smart tax planning move.
03/29/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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