What happens when a young adult inherits a sum of money, but
money was not a topic of discussion in her family? If her parents are gone, whom
will she talk to about her inheritance? Will she have a vision for her wealth? Will
she know how to manage it, or where to look or to whom to turn for help? Or, will
she blow through it without thought?
Silence about money is the norm for many of my solid
middle-class clients. They were not ...
Is Grandma no longer financially capable? Does Uncle Edwin need someone to take over his financial affairs? At Your Caring Law Firm, we recognize that our elders are living longer, and may need help paying bills and handling their assets as they age. We also are big fans of professional guardians.
Many of our clients need to choose a true professional guardian. Here are some helpful hints.
What Makes a True Professional Guardian
Few professions allow you to completely take over someone else’s ...
The kerfuffle about Facebook using and sharing our data is one reason why we have a national – and international – Data Privacy Day. Last year on Data Privacy Day, LinkedIn live-streamed a ‘bootcamp’, and leading social media gurus and Silicon Valley players discussed how they support data privacy – even though it seems they continue to find new and exciting ways to sell our information. Privacy safeguards seem to arise after digital and social innovations, so it may surprise ...
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. – Lucille Ball
My mother lied about her age starting in the 1940s. Her sister was four years older, and had started lying about her age, and all of a sudden, my Aunt Marianna was younger than my mother, so my mother began lying to keep up. When my mom was 89, she had a “special friend,” a lovely man who was 91. “He ...