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Posts by Terri North

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3 Ways A Trust Can Protect Your Family

Accordingly toa recent article from Merrill Lynch, many people still believe that a trust is only for the very wealthy. On the contrary, a trust allows someone of even modest means to ensure that his money is distributed as he wishes after his death. Merrill Lynch points out the three benefits of a trust:

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Lessons From The Lifestyles Of The Rich And Famous

When fashion designer Kate Spade and chef/TV star Anthony Bourdain died last year, they had more in common than the headlines revealed, and those common traits offer a cautionary tale about the importance of a current estate plan.

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Free Help For Elder Abuse

Michigan is providing free legal help to people age 55 and older who have experienced, or are at risk of, abuse, neglect or exploitation. These free legal services are available regardless of income, languages spoken or immigration status (with or without documentation).

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The New Lead Paint?

Methamphetamine, also known as crystal meth, was initially produced by gangs on the West Coast. But since that time, meth production has moved to small, residential home labs, especially in rural areas.

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Does your Loved One with Dementia have a Gun?

In a recent newsletter,Relevar Home Care reported on the often-fatal combination of a dementia patient and access to firearms, and they offered some safety suggestions.

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Do You Need to Call Your Insurance Agent?

If your home is owned by your Trust, or if you are the Trustee or Personal Representative for someone who owned a home, you need to make absolutely certain that your homeowner's insurance knows that!

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Witnessing a Historic Moment at Supreme Court

Recently, I was given an opportunity to travel to Washington D.C. for the week of October 8th. When I checked the schedule I was thrilled to learn that the United States Supreme CourtWOULD be hearing oral arguments while I was there.

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Has Anybody Seen My Wife?

Rodney Dangerfield once joked that “my wife and I sleep in separate rooms, have dinner apart, and take separate vacations - we're doing everything we can to keep our marriage together!” But what if your wife didn't live with you and still wanted to inherit your property after your death?

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Can You Make A Will On Your Phone?

The Michigan Court of Appeals was recently asked to decide if a completely electronic "will" was valid. The ruling was thatit is.

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Credit Freeze Is Now FREE

On May 24th, President Trump signed theEconomic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, which loosens the restrictions placed on banks after the financial crisis. What the new law means for you is that you can now "freeze" or "thaw" your credit for free.