For many families, taking care of a loved one with special needs is a daily challenge. Whether it is a child, sibling or other family member, the compassion and caring instincts can be overwhelming. But when it comes to the specific estate planning needs and desires of these situations, it can be very important to look at all the contingencies.
While you want to make sure that your loved ones needs will be met or surpassed, you also need to make decisions that will benefit your overall estate plans at the same time. If your planning also involves family members without special needs, specific considerations should be in place that will maximize the overall benefit to your family, while not sacrificing your special needs plans.
Most of us post many things on social networks (photos, friends, fans,…) we all have electronic banking (balances, transactions, receipts,…) on internet. Others have their own blog (opinions, ideologies, phobias and filias, …) but we, one way or the other, have our online life. What are you going to do? Sigue leyendo →
Estate planning is not just for older or wealthy people, younger people need an estate plan if they have minor children or to be prepared in case of a serious injury or accidental death.
Younger people who participate in risky sports or activities like skiing, cliff diving, car racing, or even boxing should consider the possibility that they could become seriously injured and require long-term medical care. Even worse, your untimely death could result from these activities.Sigue leyendo →
After many years you start accumulating papers of all kinds. Probably at the beginning you start some kind of folder file but after some months papers get mixed and unsorted due to the lack of time.
Sometimes when changing from city, country or house we take the time to trash and sort all this papers but if we are not “forced” probably we never do. When we do we find things that we didn’t remember of and after putting our memory at work we remember what that was about.
Imaging what happens if is another person who is trying to dig into those papers. A complete mess.
So we better start selecting, scrapping and locate those important papers (deeds, mortgages, heritages, loans, bank accounts, property and so on and so forth) into a place where just the people you decide have access and have complete information of what is all about.