I, like many of you, am an animal lover. I recently got a puppy with my fiancée. Stevie Nicks, the puppy, is a Golden Doodle and quite possibly the cutest thing that I have ever laid eyes on, excluding my fiancée. I thought this would be a good opportunity to share some advice and warnings when it comes to adding a furry companion to your family.
When a spouse passes away, the remaining spouse often feels a natural insecurity about being the sole signer on the bank accounts. They want someone to be able to pay their bills and handle their banking in the event of a hospital stay or illness that renders them incapable of handling their affairs themselves for a time.
This blog provides advice from a client, recently retired from the healthcare industry, who has firsthand experience in being a patient advocate and caregiver for his wife.
Dan and Carol, not their real names, recently retired to a quaint southern town that is a haven for youthful and active retirees by providing a wide range of athletic and cultural opportunities.
As if there wasn’t enough to worry about with regard to credit and debit card fraud, another threat has turned up: its called the credit card skimmer. These devices are used properly as part of card readers. What’s new is that they have been made smaller and are easily placed on a legitimate credit or debit card reader.
While you can debate the long-term effects on society of a major reduction of government income, it is hard to argue that individuals will enjoy paying less in taxes in the short-term. Many who analyze the bill nicknamed The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act, believe that around ¾ of Americans will pay less in Federal income taxes in 2018 than they did in 2017.