Senate Bill May or May Not Reduce Medicaid

There are numerous views on what impact changes will have on Medicaid. On one side of the Senate Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act) are Democrats who claim that it will slash Medicaid spending. On...

Published On: Friday, July 21, 2017

Financial Advisors Face Confusion over New Rule

What exactly is allowed in retirement accounts? A new fiduciary rule has caused considerable confusion for consumers and their advisors, according to the Washington Post in "A new conflict-of-interest rule for retirement savers is causing a lot of confusion." The...

Published On: Thursday, July 20, 2017

Spanish Woman Claims She Is Dali’s child

Court orders body of famous artist be exhumed. A judge has found enough basis for the claims of a Spanish woman, claiming she is the child of Salvador Dali, that the body has been ordered to be exhumed from its...

Published On: Wednesday, July 19, 2017

What Changes are Likely with Medicaid?

Just exactly what does Medicaid do? There is an ongoing attempt to repeal Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act) which is expected to have a major impact on Medicaid. Medicaid touches us at many points in our lives. NPR recently published...

Published On: Tuesday, July 18, 2017

To Trust or Not to Trust?

An estate planning attorney is the right person to answer this question. The key to determine what the best estate planning option is for you, is for you to decide. However, you may want some advice, according to Madison.com in...

Published On: Monday, July 17, 2017

Brian Deaver - Seminar on Living Trusts

Maryland Attorney Brian Deaver with Stouffer Legal spoke to a group of wonderful individuals yesterday in Leonardtown, MD. He discussed the benefits of avoiding probate with a Revocable Living Trust, as well as how to protect your family from divorce,...

Published On: Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Millennials Expect Parents to Help Them Retire

Millennials also expect their own children will help them in retirement. Millennials expect that their parents and their children will help them out in their retirement years, according to Financial Advisor in "Millennials Want Family Help in Retirement." There are...

Published On: Friday, July 07, 2017

Minnesota’s Tax on Trusts Unconstitutional

The state was attempting to collect tax without consideration for residency. A tax court has decided that Minnesota’s trust taxation is unconstitutional, according to the Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog in "Tax Refunds for Trusts With Minnesota Grantors? Minnesota...

Published On: Thursday, July 06, 2017

Tax Credit Plan May Violate Federal Organ Donation Law

New Jersey considers blood and organ donation tax credit. A lack of organ donations can cause unnecessary deaths. The New Jersey Assembly is considering another idea to increase donations, according to the Tax Foundation in "Organ Donation Tax Credits: A...

Published On: Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Large Estate Tax Bills May Be Looming

It would wise of people to consider an estate tax bill, regardless of the size of the estate. There are some forgotten estate taxes that can create problems, according to Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog points out in "Don't...

Published On: Tuesday, July 04, 2017

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