August, 2018

I Want to Give My Estate to Charity – How Do I Do That?

Friday, August 31st, 2018

If you don’t have anyone to leave your estate to or believe strongly in a specific charity, you can leave your estate to that charity. This involves creating a charitable remainder trust or CTR. While a CTR is similar to other trusts in some ways, it does have a few notable differences. For one, it...  read more

What Will I Lose if I File Bankruptcy?

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Many people put off filing for bankruptcy because they believe they will lose everything they have. They’re concerned that their creditors will be able to seize their home, their vehicles, and even their possessions. However, that’s not always the case. There are different types of bankruptcy, and each bankruptcy situation is different. This means it...  read more

‘Too Little Too Late’: Bankruptcy Booms Among Older Americans

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

For a rapidly growing share of older Americans, traditional ideas about life in retirement are being upended by a dismal reality: bankruptcy.   The signs of potential trouble — vanishing pensions, soaring medical expenses, inadequate savings — have been building for years. Now, new research sheds light on the scope of the problem: The rate...  read more

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