Abuse of Power of Attorney

Abuse of Power of Attorney

What happens when there is an abuse of power of attorney? We are living longer than ever before.  With increases in medical care and technology our bodies are kept going for an average of 82.4 years.  While our bodies might keep going our minds don’t always...
The Estate Planning Tools You Must Have

The Estate Planning Tools You Must Have

Estate planning tools are the different elements that make up a good estate plan. Estate planning sounds complicated and stuffy to those who haven’t ventured into what, for them, is an unknown realm.  But if you stop thinking about estate planning as being about...
Funeral Plan: Do You Have One?

Funeral Plan: Do You Have One?

Do you have a funeral plan? Planning a funeral or saving for a funeral seems a little morbid. But the reality is that we’re all going to die and a funeral is part of the inevitable. What doesn’t need to be inevitable is certain financial strain and...
Financial Elder Abuse Prevention

Financial Elder Abuse Prevention

Financal elder abuse prevention is important, and becoming more so. Family elder financial abuse is a sad but true fact of our society. With an aging population, it is an issue that is not going to go away anytime soon.  So what is elder financial abuse and what can...
Should Australia Introduce An Inheritance Tax?

Should Australia Introduce An Inheritance Tax?

  Should Australia reintroduce an inheritance tax? Some economists and business people think that reintroducing an inheritance tax could be the answer to the federal deficit black hole. In addition, the aging population and decreasing workforce means that traditional...