Just over 30% of people who file for disability benefits get their claims successfully approved. The rest of the applications are all denied disability for a variety of factors ranging from technical to medical. After all this, the median percentage (across the US) of those who do get accepted through a
Filing for social security benefits can be a daunting task. Making it more daunting is the high probability you will get denied. Preliminary claims have a denial rate of 67%, while reconsiderations – which are the first step in a disability appeal in Washington – have an increased rate of 87%. However, with
Today, 1 in 4 children under the age of 18 are being raised without a father. As a single mother, you carry the tremendous responsibility for making sure your children are healthy, happy, and well-protected. From diapers to college applications, you are there for your kids for the rest of their lives.
Do you want the wealth and property you have accumulated to really help make a difference in the lives of people and institutions you care about? Have you thought about what would happen to your assets in the event of your death? Wills can be helpful, but setting up a trust
About to turn 18? What an exciting time! You already know that you can register to vote, get a tattoo, and purchase that lucky lottery ticket, but did you know that you also need to plan to manage your estate? Even though it may not sound like the most glamorous task to
As you become an adult, one question you may have is “who needs a will?”. The answer is everyone! Everybody diesand almost no-one knows when. It is a common misconception that only certain people need wills. Every woman (and every man) should have their end of life documents ready and
We cannot avoid death, but we CAN plan for it. That said, only 60% of Americans have made a will or living trust to help those they leave behind. When it is time to complete your estate planning, give strong consideration to creating a living trust. A living trust provides for distribution of