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Office News: Working from Home....? It may become more popular after the virus passes....

Working From Home: 5 Steps to Set Boundaries How to separate the professional and the personal when home becomes your office by Andy Markowitz, AARP, March 31, 2020  Comments: 0 "With the sudden imposition of remote work,...

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Should You Share Your Financial INFO with your Kids?

It’s not uncommon for people to keep their finances secret from their children, even their adult children. They rarely share how much money they make, how much they tuck away to savings, or how much they spend in a year. However, most attorneys...

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Office News: How do you know if you need a WILL versus a TRUST?

How do you know if you need a WILL versus a TRUST? A Will is a legal document that allows you to distribute your property to those you choose. A Will must go through Probate Court which can be very expensive and time consuming. A Will comes into play...

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Office News: HAND SANITIZER WARNING

HAND SANITIZER WARNING: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to use any hand sanitizer manufactured by Eskbiochem after samples of the Mexican company's hand sanitizer were found to contain methanol (wood alcohol),...

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Office News: JUST DO IT!!!

Especially now, during our pandemic: JUST DO IT!! Have you started planning your estate? In my large circle of friends and family I found out that only 2 out of 20 actually have a will. Most haven't even considered a will.....what? why not? Well,...

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Office News: Using Social Media Wisely

Today so many people use social media to communicate with eachother. I know I use Facebook to catch up on family photos from my siblings who are scattered throughout the country. It's free and I don't have to worry about when to call...

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Legal News: How to Budget During the Pandemic

A Guide to Budgeting During the Pandemic Seek relief from bills and prioritize spending during this tough time by John Waggoner, AARP, April 16, 2020  To some extent, the coronavirus is a budgeting force. Fewer people are driving, which...

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Legal News: When to Shred and What to Shred

During these times of cleaning out files and closets, it's a good time to figure out what paperwork is ok to keep, and what needs to be shred and when to shred. Here is a guide from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for getting rid of some of...

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Legal News: GAL order is amended (Lawyers Weekly June 8, 2020

The Probate & Family Court has adopted a newly amended version of Standing Order #-20, Guardian ad litem Evaluations, Investigations, and Reports in the Probate and Family Court in light of COVID-19 Emergency. The order as amended June 1...

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Office News: A New Tool for Stealing: CORONAVIRUS

Scam atists are using the pandemic to target older Americans' money. AARP Bulletin May 2020 edition We can expect fraud schemes to proliferate as long as the virus does, and to mutate into new forms. So, follow a few basic rules: 1) Watch out...

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