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Planning for your autistic child’s future can bring peace of mind

Planning for your autistic child’s future can bring peace of mind

Planning for the future takes on special meaning when parents are caring for an autistic child.  And these days, more and more parents are doing just that.  According to the CDC 1 in 150 children are being diagnosed with autism in the United States, and 1 in 94 are boys. Continue reading “Planning for your autistic child’s future can bring peace of mind”

Five estate planning mistakes made by parents with special needs children

Five estate planning mistakes made by parents with special needs children

Parents of special needs children are often so busy that they may neglect to attend to important estate planning matters.  Unfortunately, many special needs children are left without a plan for care in place when their parents pass away – or they are left with a plan that leaves them unable to apply for the government aid they desperately need. Continue reading “Five estate planning mistakes made by parents with special needs children”


The importance of estate planning in a down economy

There is no way to hide from it – as we all know the U.S. economy is in a recession.  Your estate has probably already taken a hit, what with real estate values down and stock prices depressed.  But regardless of what is going on in your portfolio, it is as important as ever to make sure you have all your ducks in a row in case you should pass unexpectedly. Continue reading “The importance of estate planning in a down economy”

Could you benefit from a Special Needs Trust?

Could you benefit from a Special Needs Trust?

If you are caring for a loved one with special needs, you may have heard of Special Needs Trusts.  Special Needs Trusts are different from regular Trusts in that they are set up specifically to hold assets fordisabled, chronically ill, or special needs individuals under the age of 65. Continue reading “Could you benefit from a Special Needs Trust?”