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10 veterans benefits you probably don't know about... but should!

Ten Lesser-Known Veterans Benefits You Need to Know About

By Andre O. McDonald |

The US Department of Veterans, through Tricare and the GI Bill, offers numerous basic health care and education benefits to veterans. Even with these programs that help veterans and their families, other little-known services can improve their lives and ease the financial burden of medical care and other expenses. Check your veteran status to… Read More »

Estate Planning Scams and Elder Fraud

Buyer Beware: How to Avoid Estate Planning Scams

By Andre O. McDonald |

Imagine spending thousands of dollars on an estate plan to protect loved ones, only to find that no true protection exists. Unfortunately, this scenario happens on a regular basis to individuals who are victims of estate planning schemes. According to a report conducted by the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau of people ages 50… Read More »

What you need to know about Per stirpes, by representation, and per capita distributions in wills and trusts

All in the Family: Making Sense of Per Stirpes, By Representation, and Per Capita Distributions

By Andre O. McDonald |

“That’s not fair!” In many households, this is the common refrain of children as they advocate for themselves or express what they feel to be unjust. This pursuit of fairness, however, is not limited to arguments between parents and young children. The notion of fairness often pervades family dynamics and may continue even beyond… Read More »

Understanding the responsibilities of the fiduciary role

Serving as a Fiduciary: What You Need to Know

By Andre O. McDonald |

You may be asked to be power of attorney for a family member or friend. Your family member or friend may be planning for when they might become unable to take care of their affairs. For example, they might become disabled or incapacitated, and they would need a trusted person to step in and… Read More »

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