Review your plan regularly to avoid primetime drama

When wills make an appearance on TV or in the movies, they’re usually the subject of family drama. So-and-so was left out of the will, or So-and-so was not even born at the time the will was made. This post will deal with the latter situation. Wills – along with the...

Pack a plan for students heading to college

There is so much to prepare and pack before a child leaves for his or her first semester of college. Arguably, in the excitement of the preparation, many families overlook one of the most critical pieces of the plan – which is the answer to the question: what do we do...

Sometimes the least expensive option costs more down the road

When it comes to estate planning, the cheapest option is to simply do nothing. But doing nothing can turn into a headache down the road for family and loved ones. For instance, Husband wishes to leave all of his property, including the home they share, to Wife. He...

Burnout is a real concern for caregivers

According to Bob Jackson, the Director of Texas AARP, unpaid family caregivers are providing Texas seniors with approximately 3.2 billion hours of care. And that’s just in one year. Mr. Jackson values those services at approximately $35 billion. To put that number...