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Special Needs Trustee: What to Look For, and How to Choose a Good One

Choosing a Special Needs Trustee

By Andre O. McDonald |

When creating a special needs trust (SNT) for a loved one with a disability, the grantor (the individual creating and funding the trust) typically becomes the trustee. However, it is crucial to choose a successor trustee who will continue properly managing the SNT to benefit the special needs individual. When selecting a reliable, honest,… Read More »

Don't make these 3 costly mistakes when planning for your disabled family member

3 Common Mistakes When Planning for a Disabled Family Member

By Andre O. McDonald |

There are 58 million Americans five years of age or older that are identified as special needs, making them the largest single minority in this country. The majority of federal and state benefits available to help persons with disabilities are needs-based, meaning income and assets are strictly limited and can often by misinterpreted, resulting in costly… Read More »

What You Need to Know About the ABLE Act and special needs planning

Five Things You Need to Know About the Recently Enacted ABLE Act

By Andre O. McDonald |

On December 19, 2014, President Obama signed the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE Act) into law. The ABLE Act will allow special needs individuals or certain individuals with disabilities to establish tax-free savings accounts that can be used to cover expenses not otherwise covered by government sponsored programs. These accounts can be… Read More »

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