Apr 07

How To Get Access to Your COVID Stimulus Money

By Suren G. Adams

It’s the beginning of the month, and bills are coming due. If you are stressed out, it’s important that you know where and how to get access to financial relief. Please consider this not only for yourself, but for your adult children and elderly parents, too, even if you do not need it for yourself. On […]

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Mar 23

How To Talk To Your Parents and Get Them To Stay Home

By Suren G. Adams

There’s no doubt that your parents have survived frightening world events, whether that was World War II, the war in Vietnam, nuclear threat, illness, poverty, civil unrest, or all of the above. However, the use of the word “unprecedented” regarding what’s happening now is not an exaggeration. And they may not understand it all or […]

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Feb 24

What Happens to Your Pets When You Die?

By Suren G. Adams

If you have pets, my guess is that you love them as much as you do your children, but I’m also guessing that you have not provided any written or, better yet, legally documented instructions about what should happen to them, if you become incapacitated or when you die. If you have, read this article […]

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Feb 08

False Security: Is Your Will Legally Valid?

By Suren G. Adams

A last will and testament can ensure your wishes are respected when you die. But if your will isn’t legally valid, those wishes might not actually be carried out, and instead the laws of “intestate succession” would apply, meaning that the state decides who gets your stuff, and it’s very likely not to be who […]

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Jan 27

4 Things Trusts Can Do That Wills Can’t

By Suren G. Adams

Both wills and trusts are estate planning documents that can be used to pass your wealth and property to your loved ones upon your death. However, trusts come with some distinct advantages over wills that you should consider when creating your plan.That said, when comparing the two planning tools, you won’t necessarily be choosing between […]

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Dec 16

Don’t Let Diminished Financial Capacity Put Your Elderly Loved Ones At Risk—Part 1

By Suren G. Adams

With more and more Baby Boomers reaching retirement age each year, our country is undergoing an unprecedented demographic transformation that’s been dubbed “The Greying of America.” This population shift stands to affect many aspects of life, especially your relationships with aging parents and other senior family members.By 2060, the number of Americans aged 65 and […]

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