529 Plans

Photo by EandJsFilmCrew is licensed under CC 2.0.  If you have children and have considered saving for their future college education, you have likely heard of the 529 plan. The name of this college savings plan is taken from Internal Revenue Code § 529. Read more…

Adult Guardianship

In this post, I discuss the process of establishing an adult guardianship, particularly for family members who are unable to care for themselves. Photo by Derrick Tyson is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links. Unfortunately, the potential for eventual incapacitation is a risk Read more…

HIPAA

Photo by Purple Slog is licensed under CC 2.0. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, often abbreviated HIPAA, is a Clinton-era law known for the stringent privacy requirements it imposed on the healthcare industry. The requirements are so pervasive that if you have Read more…

The Living Will

Photo by brykmantra is licensed under CC 2.0.  Living wills became a matter of great public attention when the Terri Schiavo case was in the headlines. A living will is a legal document that provides instructions for your healthcare in the event you become incapacitated Read more…