Fighting back against identity theft

People 65 and over are more likely to have a “nest egg,” own a home and have excellent credit from a lifetime of working, saving and investing.  These sterling qualities attract con artists in droves, which is why consumers 60 and over accounted for 20 percent of identity theft complaints in 2013 according to credit-reporting…

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Scam alert

You would think that we would just run out of things lazy people can use to scam the rest of us but it just isn’t so.  A client walked into our office this week with a notice from the National Record Service.  The business claimed that they should get a Certified Copy of their Deed…

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Your debts don’t expire just because you have

Who ends up being responsible for paying your debts depends on the type of debts you leave behind. Creditors receive payment from the part of the estate that goes through probate.   Here’s an AgingOptions article to explain probate.   Items that go through probate are any items that pass through the Will.  The job of the executor…

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Long-Term Care solutions fall short of need

Over 12 million Americans access Long-Term Care services.  The edge of the Baby Boomer wave means that in just 12 years, the first of them will reach 80 years of age, increasing the odds that they’ll need Long-Term Care services.  Those individuals will eventually create an unsustainable demand on those resources.  Although Long-Term Services and…

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