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Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples

The number of unmarried couples who live together reached 18 million in 2016, a 29% jump from 14 million in 2007. Among adults age 50 and older, the increase was 75%: About four million were cohabiting in 2016, up from 2.3 million in 2007.

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What Can I Do with Unspent Money in a 529 Plan?

Despite the burgeoning cost of higher education these days, you might still find yourself with unspent money in a 529 plan after your child has graduated from college. As you may know, if you withdraw the money for non-qualified education purposes, you have to pay taxes plus an additional 10% penalty on the earnings withdrawn from the account.

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Don’t Miss the Long-Term Care Window

Healthcare can be a daunting prospect for seniors, namely because health issues can creep up as people age, and because Medicare comes with a lot of hidden costs that seniors aren’t well-prepared for. However, if there’s one health-related expense that can really catch retirees off-guard, it’s none other than long-term care.

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