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Benefits for Wartime Veterans

Benefits for Wartime VeteransThere are many benefits available to wartime veterans, surviving spouses, and children. First let’s discuss who qualifies as a wartime veteran. A wartime veteran is one who served active military duty during one of the eligible wartime periods. They include the Mexican Border Period, World War I, World War II, the Korean […]

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estate planning as you age

5 Things for an Estate Plan

5 Things Your Estate Plan Needs as You AgeEstate planning is important for people of all ages, but as we age, the need for planning becomes even more critical. Many people avoid estate planning, because they do not want to think about the end of life, failing health or disability. Others believe that an estate […]

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guardianship

Two Great Books About Aging

Two Great Books on AgingMillions of Americans are facing aging essentially alone. One in three baby boomers is single or no longer part of a couple due to divorce or death. Others may be in a relationship where chronic illness has struck both partners simultaneously. Children may live too far away or lack the resources […]

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memory care innovations

Memory Care Innovations

Memory Care InnovationsIn 2016 alone, more than 2.5 million Baby Boomers turned 70 years old, the youngest boomers hitting age 52. Memory care housing options are growing and need to grow even faster. As we age, there is an increased risk of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. It is estimated that the number of Americans living […]

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VA Burial Benefits

VA Burial Benefits

VA Burial BenefitsVA burial benefits are paid to the families of all eligible veterans, but it is important to understand the amount of the reimbursement and the criteria for eligibility. The veteran must have received a military discharge that was under conditions other than dishonorable.Payment of the VA burial benefits is usually made to the […]

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family estate planning

Estate Planning for Young Families

Estate Planning for Young FamiliesMany new parents ask us why they need an estate plan. After all, young families usually do not have a lot of money or assets. They are busy working hard and raising their children. However, parents, especially new parents, absolutely need an estate plan. One of the most important things that you […]

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healthcare power of attorney

Health Care Power of Attorney

Health Care Power of AttorneyIf the time comes that you cannot make your own health care decisions, who will make them for you?In North Carolina, a Health Care Power of Attorney (“HCPOA”) allows you to give this authority to another person. By giving your permission ahead of time, you prevent disagreements between family members and […]

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