Big Three Reasons Families Fight after the Death of a Parent

  • 19 January 2019
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After 30 plus years of assisting families with estate planning, Attorney Mark Wight has seen how grieving the death of a parent can drastically change family dynamics. On this episode, Mark shares some of the causes of strained relationships after a parent's passing and ways to prevent...

How to Plan for Your Stuff (for Your Family After Your Passing)

  • 19 January 2019
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When it comes to dividing assets, people tend to spend the most time allocating money, stocks, and homes, in estate planning. However, family disputes after a loved one's passing are often caused by sentimental items that go overlooked. So, before you leave it up to your family to decide...

Holidays: A Great Time to Reach Out and Connect

  • 12 January 2019
  • Author: IEP Team
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On past episodes, we've discussed how visiting senior family members during the holidays is the perfect opportunity to inspect any issues of concern surrounding their health. However; it is just as crucial for those who are aging in place to maintain social relationships. Today we...

How About a Happiness Habit for New Year's Resolution?

  • 5 January 2019
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The New Year prompts many people to make resolutions that don't often stick. On this episode, we'll delve into Shawn Achor's book "The Happiness Advantage," to discover ways of developing habits that make us happier instead. If you're wondering what this has to do...

Understanding Gifting and Estate Planning Part 1

  • 13 December 2018
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Giving gifts as part of an estate plan is not as simple as many people think. On this episode, we navigate the complicated world of gifting and its effect on taxes and Medicaid. If you're thinking of giving or receiving a gift that could significantly reduce the size of an estate,...
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