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Do I Need a Power of Attorney?

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Yes, you need one.  Right Now.   It is important insurance.

What is a power of attorney?

A general, durable power of attorney authorizes your attorney-in-fact (agent) to carry on any business matter which you yourself could do.  It becomes effective immediately when you sign it. We make it “durable” so › continue reading.

Gift Ideas For Your Grown Children

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Now that we are smack dab in the middle of the holidays, you may be trying to think of some gift ideas that will please your family but won’t get dusty and take up space. My grown children have all the toys they need, and usually buy what they want. › continue reading.

What is Probate in North Carolina?

probateProbate is the court process of transferring assets controlled by your will to your beneficiaries upon your death. The word probate refers to the act of proving the will; but it has come to mean the whole process that occurs after the will is proved to be a valid will.› continue reading.

Issues and Resources for Seniors in Raleigh-Durham

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There are many difficult and puzzling problems facing senior citizens today, including issues of health and finances and the determination to remain independent.  There are many places to look for solutions here in the Raleigh – Durham community.

Choosing Trusted Assistance:

The first step to assure that an elderly person › continue reading.

What is Medicaid? Can I Count On It?

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Many people worry about how they will handle the expense of serious illness in their old age.  It is hard to know how to plan and how much money may be needed to provide care.  For many it is hard to save enough money to feel safe.  In addition to › continue reading.