All posts by James Stewart

Promises and Possibilities: Getting To Know The ABLE Act

The National Disability Institute estimates that there are 58 million individuals with disabilities in the United States. On December 19, 2014, those lives were forever changed when President Obama signed the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act into law – eight years after it was first introduced in 2006. In simplest terms, the ABLE Act exists to provide a better economic future for people […]

The 6 Biggest Medicare Secrets and Hacks

Nearly all elderly Americans are subscribed to any form of Medicare coverage and are generally pleased with its provisions. However, a vast majority of Medicare subscribers are unaware of the many numerous allowances your Medicare insurance covers. Here is a list of the six biggest Medicare secrets and hacks that may allow you to get […]

How to Avoid Forced Guardianship

Adult guardianship, also known as conservatorship, was created in order to protect adults who are not capable of taking care of themselves due to an illness or disability. However, the very same laws intended to protect senior citizens are sometimes used to exploit them – often by the very people in charge of caring for […]

4 Things to Do Before Estate Planning for Your Blended Family

  It’s important to update your estate plan as soon as possible after a divorce or remarriage in order to avoid future conflicts about assets. Unfortunately, many people don’t take the time to update important documents after a divorce or remarriage. Having a blended family can create a unique legal situation when it comes to wills, estates, and beneficiaries. An […]