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Why Is Estate Planning Important?

Our Centennial Wills Lawyer Explains the Importance of Estate Planning Life circumstances can change at any moment. You could suffer illness, injury or death with little or no warning. If anything, 2020 was a wake-up call that personal catastrophe could be just around the corner. An estate plan can be beneficial for you and your … Continue reading

Five Asset Protection Tips for 2021

Our Asset Protection Lawyers Can Help With Estate Planning Virtually everyone is excited about 2020 finally being over. As we head away from that disastrous year into 2021, it is important to ensure that our finances and legal affairs are in order. Last year showed us that life can throw curveballs without any warning. Many … Continue reading

How to Set Up a Revocable Living Trust in Colorado

Our Centennial Living Trust Attorney Explains the Basic Steps We recommend making sure you have an estate plan or updating your estate plan if needed due to the current COVID pandemic. A revocable living trust can help settle your affairs when you pass away. Specifically, a revocable living trust lists properties and assets assigned to … Continue reading

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Get estate planning from the attorney at The Law Office Of Skipton Reynolds. When searching for an estate planning attorney you want the absolute best. Depending on your estate itself, formulating an estate plan can quickly become an incredibly complex process that requires knowledge and experience to determine the planning strategy best for you. The … Continue reading

Using a Donor-Advised Fund May Be a Way to Get a Charitable Tax Break Under the New Tax Law

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Donor-advised funds are a growing trend in giving that may get more popular due to the new tax law. These funds allow you to donate money, receive a charitable tax deduction, and continue to grow the money until you are ready to distribute it to a charity or charities of your choice.  A donor-advised fund is … Continue reading

How to Deal With Student Loan Debt as You Age

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The number of older Americans with student loan debt – either theirs or someone else’s — is growing. Sadly, learning how to deal with this debt is now a fact of life for many seniors heading into retirement. According to a study by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the number of older borrowers increased by at least 20 percent … Continue reading

A Tax Break to Help Working Caregivers Pay for Day Care

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Paying for day care is one of the biggest expenses faced by working adults with young children, a dependent parent, or a child with a disability, but there is a tax credit available to help working caregivers defray the costs of day care (called “adult day care” in the case of the elderly). In order to qualify … Continue reading

Getting Paid as a Family Caregiver Through Medicaid

Caring for an ailing family member is difficult work, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be unpaid work. There are programs available that allow Medicaid recipients to hire family members as caregivers. All 50 states have programs that provide pay to family caregivers. The programs vary by state, but are generally available to Medicaid recipients, … Continue reading

Report Ranks States on Nursing Home Quality and Shows Families’ Conflicted Views

A new report that combines nursing home quality data with a survey of family members ranks the best and worst states for care and paints a picture of how Americans view nursing homes. The website Care.com analyzed Medicare’s nursing home ratings to identify the states with the best and worst overall nursing home quality ratings. Using Medicare’s … Continue reading

Medicaid Home Care

Traditionally, Medicaid has paid for long-term care in a nursing home, but because most individuals would rather be cared for at home and home care is cheaper, all 50 states now have Medicaid programs that offer at least some home care. In some states, even family members can get paid for providing care at home. … Continue reading