There's no time like the present to make sure all your estate-planning ducks are in a row.For many people, the words "estate planning" may conjure up thoughts of large inheritances and tax shelters. But planning "isn't just about death and taxes; it's also about what happens if you get very sick and live," says G. Mark Shalloway, a West Palm Beach, Fla., attorney who specializes in elder law.Here's are the four estate-planning documents everyone needs:Read more. … [Read more...] about Four Estate-Planning Documents Everyone Should Have
This is the reality: Baby Boomers are getting unhitched at a somewhat alarming rate.Divorce can be devastating at almost any stage in life, but it can be downright disastrous to those preparing for or already in retirement.One of the results, though, is that many are remarrying later in life. And the complications that come with second and third marriages -- ex-spouses, stepchildren and retirement savings -- warrant special attention."The divorce rate on second marriages is over 60%," says … [Read more...] about Remarrying in retirement?