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Timeshare Scams Coming and Going

The pain of going into a timeshare deal is matched by the costs, aggravation, and confusion of getting out. The desperate owners are often elderly and anxious to spare their families from the need to dispose of these toxic assets. Timeshare scams are long-term answers to vacation desires.

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Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn Final Plans?

Country music icon Loretta Lynn passed away at the age of 90 on Tuesday, October 4th. The renowned singer had reportedly planned her funeral service before her death.

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Happy 70th

Giving Thanks for 70 Years

Somehow they weathered the challenges, opportunities, and wonders and were blessed with eight children, many inlaws and significant others, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, lasting friends, and 68 years together.

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How to Pick Your Executor

One of the biggest challenges that clients encounter during the process is deciding who to appoint as their trustees, powers of attorney, health care surrogates and executors.

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What To Do When a Spouse Dies?

It’s easy to overlook an important task after a spouse or other loved one passes away – like retitling assets. It’s a little thing with big ramifications. Follow this checklist to help make a challenging time less confusing.

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Estate Planning Can Prevent Exploitation

According to experts, despite increased phishing emails and robocalls, it is far more common for financial exploitation to be committed by people who know the victim, such as relatives, caregivers, neighbors, or ‘friends.’

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