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Estate Planning: Procrastination Could Have Harmful Results

Even if a person has few assets or no children, estate planning also includes provisions for important decisions during life.

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#MeToo: Boomers And Younger Women Face Generational Divide

Compared to their elders, younger women are seen as generally more willing to speak out about being sexually harassed, and bring a new set of expectations to their sexual relationships.

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End-of Life Planning: Make it Simple For Loved Ones

While we don’t like to dwell on death, it’s a fact that we’re all going to pass at some point.

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How to Protect Your Loved One’s Inheritance

Statistically, inherited money is spent at a considerably faster rate than a person’s earned or saved money.

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Bill Harris visits his wife, Nora, at the Fern Gardens memory care center in Medford, Ore. Nora Harris was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in 2009. Now 64, she can no longer communicate or recognize family and friends. She signed an advance directive stipulating no care to prolong her life, but her husband says state law is forcing her to be spoon-fed against her stated wishes. (Jim Craven for KHN)

Despite Advance Directive, Dementia Patient Denied Last Wish, Says Spouse

Bill Harris is blunt: For more than a year, he has been trying to help his wife die.

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How to Successfully Prepare For Your Digital Afterlife

Digital assets can include emails, photos, videos, documents and online accounts such as bank accounts, investment portfolios, social media accounts among others.

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