Myths about Social Security

If you are wondering about your future Social Security benefits, you are not alone. Social Security is a strange political animal. On the one hand, it is politically sacrosanct — both Democrats and Republicans have kept it off-limits in their efforts to balance the federal budget. At the same time, when polled, most younger Americans…

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Estate Taxes

   As you may already know we are in uncertain tax planning times. In 2010 there is no estate tax unless Congress takes steps to finalize some solution. Next year the estate tax exemption is slated to be $1,000,000, the same amount it was in year 2000 with a tax rate that can go up…

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Power of Attorney

Typical concerns about Powers of Attorney    I’m afraid that the person I appoint won’t manage my affairs properly giving someone the potential power to manager affairs can be frightening. This is why it is important for you to appoint someone you trust to be your attorney. She must use your finances as you would…

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