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Hiring professional estate sale planners requires finesse, in an unregulated industry it’s important to be…
We are often asked by our readers to provide suggestions on how they can simplify their lifestyles. We’re not specifically experts on the matter, but thankfully we have an abundance of professional experts we rely on to bring you amazing tips that can help you start downsizing without the loss of value.
It’s not easy to change old habits, and it is quite difficult to let go of stuff. We are here to guide you to a path of simplicity, but you need to be ready, and we promise it gets easier with practice.
It is estimated that 60% of the 5 million Americans living with the disease will unknowingly wonder off from home, putting them at risk, and leaving their families worried.
Kenneth spends a lot of time with his grandfather, and he wanted to invent something that keeps him safe. An internship at the Alzheimer’s Association provided the opportunity to test the sensor this eager teen has invented.
What seniors need to know is there are simple strategies to follow when easing into retirement. Caregivers must also be prepared for what’s to come, here are the top 4 steps to take once you decide on a date to retire.
Decide when to sign up for Social Security
Check into your workplace retirement benefits to make sure everything is in order
You may want to consider rolling over your 401k plans
Make a long term investment plan
The month of November has been proclaimed as the National Family Caregivers Month to honor those that courageously provide care across our nation to our veterans, elderly and anyone in need of care.
In the United States there is an average of 60 million people providing care to disabled individuals. Let us join together in honoring and supporting those that give so much of themselves to care for others.
When hiring estate sale organizers, one always wonders if a special license or certification is necessary to own an estate sale business. Although many estate liquidation companies are owned by licensed brokers, appraisers or auctioneers, their license isn’t specific to the estate sale industry.
Details about professional licensing
A license gives “permission to practice” it is issued in order to regulate specific activities that require specialized skill. Real estate brokers are licensed professionals, so are estate attorneys, and appraisers.
Estate planning is one of the most overlooked areas of personal financial management. Many of…
Finding happiness with less clutter is easy if you downsize. Downsizing involves both real property and personal property. With the help of professionals, rightsizing or downsizing your estate can be achieved while still realizing the most value.
Here are a few reasons why we downsize:
Reaching retirement age and moving to a smaller home
Probate involves the court supervised process of identifying, gathering and supervising of a decedent’s assets to pay debt and distribute assets amongst beneficiaries. The probate administration process only applies to probate assets.
What are probate assets?
One of the most difficult decisions for us to make as our beloved family members age and need to transition.
The emotional well being of our elderly must be top priority as we make this and other difficult decisions. The goal is not to let go, but rather transition with care.