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Unique Planning Factors in the LGBTQ Community

Though the Defense of Marriage Act, which did not recognize same-sex marriages, was struck down five years ago, many challenges remain for those in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) community. These challenges create unique factors that must be considered when financial planning.

2019-08-08T04:44:33+00:00Good to Know|

CCRCs: Another Way to Age in Place

When married couple Mara, age 67 and Lou, age 70, started thinking about the next phase of their lives they knew change was in their future. After raising three children and taking care of a large home for many years, they were ready to move to a community where the property would be maintained for them. They realized that living independently for the rest of their lives, while appealing in theory, might not be realistic.

2019-07-31T13:38:54+00:00Good to Know|

Getting Ready for Maternity and Paternity Leave

For working parents-to-be, planning for your baby’s arrival means far more than picking out furniture, packing a bag, and having the doctor’s number memorized. There are also a number of work and financial issues to consider. Whether your maternity/paternity leave is for a few weeks or several months, this checklist will help streamline the transition from workplace to home and back again.

2019-07-24T20:11:54+00:00Good to Know|

A Reminder on Satisfying Your Quarterly Estimated Tax Payment Obligations

It’s not uncommon for individuals to continue to work, perhaps in a different capacity or on a part-time basis, after they have retired from their full-time job. Many of our clients enjoy using their years of experience and knowledge to maintain an income stream and keep busy. But for those who used to benefit from the convenience of their employer’s payroll management, the estimated tax requirements of self-employment can come as a surprise.

2019-07-24T20:12:07+00:00Good to Know|

Special Needs Trusts for Gifting and Inheritance

If you have a minor or adult child with special needs, financial concerns are likely top of mind. Often, family members or close friends want to help you by gifting to your child or leaving an inheritance to them. Though this generosity may be appreciated, there can be unintended side effects of gifting outright to someone who has special needs.

2019-06-25T20:34:43+00:00Good to Know|

I’ve been named as the executor for my parents. What does that mean?

Your parents are updating their wills and possibly their trust documents, and they ask you a huge question: “Will you be the executor of our estate?” You may be honored and flattered that they trust you enough to give you that responsibility, but you may also be petrified because you do not know what it entails, and it sounds like it could be too much responsibility.

2019-06-25T20:45:40+00:00Good to Know|

Financial Planning for a Loved one with Special Needs

As a former in-home therapist of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), I will always cherish the many heartwarming moments with the children, the challenges we worked together to overcome, and the families who welcomed me into their homes as though I always belonged.

2019-06-20T04:44:24+00:00Good to Know|
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