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It's never too early to start estate planning

Like many people, you probably think that estate planning is something you should do later in life or after you have started a family. However, even if you are in your early twenties, it is not too soon to start planning for the future. Young adults with only a few thousand dollars in their savings accounts can still benefit from having proper estate plans in order to make things much easier for their parents or other loved ones if they should die or become incapacitated.

Gray divorces leave many women economically vulnerable

Sociologists at Bowling Green State University published an article in Research on Aging, a journal. Using data from a research study in 2010, Health and Retirement Study (HRS), they examined disparate spectrum of marital biographies. The researchers focused on a trio of indicators for economic well-being:

Divorcees: Update these 3 estate planning documents immediately

Imagine you've been married for ten years, but you and your spouse have decided to call it quits. Through the stresses of asset division, child custody decisions and battles over spousal support, you might forget one very important thing: Your estate plan.

Have you forgotten this important parenting responsibility?

As a parent of a minor child, you have a lot of responsibilities. One of the responsibilities that you might not have thought about is making a plan for what will happen with your children if you pass away. Even though this isn't a pleasant thought, you might be able to rest a bit easier at night if you know you have made this plan.

Sports concussions can cause lasting injuries

There has been an increased media focus on sports-related concussions, making many people reconsider their views on youth sports. If you are the parent of children who play contact sports at the junior high or high school level, you may have some concerns about their risks for suffering concussions.

Rehabilitative treatments for the victims of brain injury

Brain injuries can be seriously difficult conditions to contend with. They can affect the lives of their victims physically, mentally, emotionally and psychologically. Fortunately, every year, new treatments and rehabilitative techniques are being developed by doctors and researchers to help those who are suffering from brain injuries.

Serious injuries change your life instantly

The last thing you expected to happen today was to get into an accident. You were driving a familiar road with no concerns. There was hardly any traffic, and the day was clear and warm. With no wind to speak of, there was no weather-related reason for any drivers to struggle to stay on the road.

Silver divorces demand updates to estate plans

Going through a silver divorce is rough. You probably thought that you were going to spend the rest of your life with your spouse, but then you found out that it was over. Everything about your life and your ex's life are probably so intertwined that it might seem difficult to think of having to separate everything and move forward on your own.