Should an Estate Plan be on Your Child’s College Checklist

Are you getting ready to take your child to college this fall? If so, you should know that many of the rights you had regarding your child may be gone once your son or daughter turns 18. That can be a scary thought. However, the law in many instances have cut you off from acting … Continue reading Should an Estate Plan be on Your Child’s College Checklist

The Countdown Begins – 21 Days Until the Ad Hoc Committee on Nonprofit Organization’s Seminar – The National Bar Association’s 89th Annual Convention & Exhibits in Atlanta

                  Mark you calendar and set your alarm for the event below: July 31, 2014 -10:30 am -12 pm – Come and join Aquanetta J. Betts, Esquire and the Ad Hoc Committee on Nonprofit Organizations at the National Bar Association’s 89th Annual Convention & Exhibits in Atlanta. … Continue reading The Countdown Begins – 21 Days Until the Ad Hoc Committee on Nonprofit Organization’s Seminar – The National Bar Association’s 89th Annual Convention & Exhibits in Atlanta

6 Things you Should Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

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We are living longer these days. Active lifestyles, healthy eating, medical advances and genetics are all playing a role in longer life expectancies for many people. With that in mind, how has your family been affected by Alzheimer’s? If you are fortunate, you may be asking: what is Alzheimer’s and why should I care? Alzheimer's … Continue reading 6 Things you Should Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

Digital Assets Worth Their Weight in the Cloud – How Much are Yours Worth?

You may be wondering, what are digital assets? More importantly, why should I care? Nowadays, you likely have them all over the place. If you are reading this post, chances are you already have an extensive digital life online. Some examples of digital assets include: Email accounts; pictures; webpages; blogs; online storage accounts; social network … Continue reading Digital Assets Worth Their Weight in the Cloud – How Much are Yours Worth?

How is Your Estate Plan Looking for Father’s Day? (Part 3 of 3)

Part 3 or 3 Happy Father’s Day to all the dads, granddads, uncles and other men who have been mentors to young people. We celebrate the wonderful contributions that you have made. Enjoy your day and know that you are appreciated. What happens to your assets when you are gone? The answer to that question … Continue reading How is Your Estate Plan Looking for Father’s Day? (Part 3 of 3)

How is Your Estate Plan Looking for Father’s Day? (Part 2 of 3)

Part 2 or 3 Happy Father’s Day to all the dads, granddads, uncles and other men who have been mentors to young people. We celebrate the wonderful contributions that you have made. Enjoy your day and know that you are appreciated. What happens to your assets when you are gone? The answer to that question … Continue reading How is Your Estate Plan Looking for Father’s Day? (Part 2 of 3)

How is Your Estate Plan Looking for Father’s Day? (Part 1 of 3)

Part 1 or 3 Happy Father’s Day to all the dads, granddads, uncles and other men who have been mentors to young people. We celebrate the wonderful contributions that you have made. Enjoy your day and know that you are appreciated. What happens to your assets when you are gone? The answer to that question … Continue reading How is Your Estate Plan Looking for Father’s Day? (Part 1 of 3)

7 Estate Planning Items for Your Summer Checklist

Finally the weather around the country is warming up. The snow and ice in the Northeast was relentless this winter. Hospital emergency rooms, chiropractors offices and pharmacies were bombarded with patients suffering from broken bones, sprains and other injuries caused by falling on ice. What a relief to see the snow, ice and sleet finally … Continue reading 7 Estate Planning Items for Your Summer Checklist

Giving Comes in Many Shapes and Sizes: What Fits Your Style?

This post was edited on 9/10/17. After watching the nation deal with the challenges of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, I was moved to share information on giving and what it means to different folks. Why we give is personal: victim of a natural disaster, affected by an illness, family member suffers with an ailment, generous … Continue reading Giving Comes in Many Shapes and Sizes: What Fits Your Style?

Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow – Older Americans Month – May 2014

Did you know that Older Americans Month is in May? Every year since 1963, US presidents have proclaimed that during the month of May we should acknowledge the contributions of those over 65. The theme this year focuses on keeping seniors safe from injury, accidents, violence and abuse. On April 30, 2014, The White House, Office … Continue reading Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow – Older Americans Month – May 2014