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 dies and 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
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
Planning for your death can seem morbid, but in fact, having a solid end of life plan is a smart idea. There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding end of life planning, especially when it comes to drawing up and maintaining a will. Read on to learn the truth about
In the past, estate planning was almost entirely concerned with financial and custodial matters. Nowadays the proliferation of digital devices and services creates a real headache without careful planning. How many digital accounts do you have? 50? 100? Now think about who other than yourself has the username and password to access