Elements of a Written Contract

Contract Elements – Contract Formationby: Fran Przyblewski   An introduction to contracts  The term “contract” can sound a bit ominous to many people.  Because of this, salespeople often use the term “agreement“, instead of the word “contract” because it is less intimidating.  However, whether you are signing an agreement or a contract, it still boils down to the same thing. … Continue reading Elements of a Written Contract

Senior Personal Injury – After the Accident

Personal Injury  “Personal Injury” is physical damage to your body. If you are like most Americans, you will probably be involved in an auto accident at some time in your life. Fortunately, few of us are routinely involved in such accidents, but that means that most people are not sure what to do or how to handle… Continue reading Senior Personal Injury – After the Accident

Social Security Disability Eligibility

WHEN IS A PERSON COVERED FOR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY CLAIMS? By: Pitt Dickey – Attorney Social Security Disability Eligibility – This column will examine how the Social Security Administration determines the time period during which a person is eligible for Disability Insurance Benefits.  Previous columns have looked at the medical criteria used by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to determine disability resulting from illness and… Continue reading Social Security Disability Eligibility

Finding a Qualified Financial Advisor

Financial advisors introduction Financial Advisors – Before we discuss seeking outside help, there is a crucial point you need to understand. One of the most important steps you can take to secure your financial future is to save regularly and continually (sooner rather than later). That’s one of the first pieces of advice any financial advisor will give… Continue reading Finding a Qualified Financial Advisor

Naming a Guardian for Minors

Senior guardians over minor children Grandparent guardians – Thirty years ago, there was probably little concern over whether seniors should have to name guardianship for minor children in their will.  Today, many grandparents are raising grandkids and even have full and legal custody.   Often the child’s parents are incapable of raising the child(ren) for one reason… Continue reading Naming a Guardian for Minors

Is The Death Tax Gone?

The Death Tax Not Gone  The death tax? Sounds funny, but it’s anything but.  There are still a great number of questions about estate taxes.  Unfortunately, many people believe the sound bites that have pronounced the death of the death tax.  These have been greatly exaggerated, to say the least.  Many people have the mistaken impression that the federal… Continue reading Is The Death Tax Gone?