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...

Skilled Nursing Facility … or the Holiday Inn?

After examining the cost of long-term care, Terry Robison decided that the Holiday Inn is a better deal than a skilled nursing facility. The Dallas Morning News reported on Mr. Robison’s Facebook post, in which he estimated that a skilled nursing facility would cost...

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...

Important Healthcare Conversations No One Wants to Have

There are two healthcare documents that every adult should keep in a safe place, and a couple of conversations that everyone should have with their family members or trusted friends. First, who do you want to make healthcare decisions for you, should you lose capacity...