January 23, 2019
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109 – What’s the Difference Between a Power of Attorney, an Agent and an Attorney in Fact?

These are three things that mean the same thing – two of them are legal terms and one of them is a common usage term – but they all refer to the person appointed to assist the principal in a power of attorney.  Listen to this episode and I will […]
January 21, 2019
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108 – Reverse Mortgages – Walking Away From a Home – What Does It Mean and When Does It Happen?

What happens if you can’t pay the money you owe from a reverse mortgage back to the lender?  The answer is you are going to walk away from your house and not owe anything.  Yes, they will get the house but you will have gotten the equity – it’s as […]
January 18, 2019
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107 – Reverse Mortgages – Using Home Equity to Pay for Home Care Needs

Home care is expensive.  Depending on how much help you need and the amount of time you are receiving care you may end up spending all of your liquid assets on care.  At some point you may need to consider a reverse mortgage if you want to remain in your […]
January 16, 2019
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106 – Don’t Should on Yourself

Everyone caring for an aging parent, spouse or elderly loved one is doing the best they can.  The decisions we make might be uncomfortable.  If we think about it – really think about it – we can second guess everything we do.  However, if you are doing your best caring […]
January 14, 2019
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105 – What’s the Difference Between a Specific Power of Attorney and a General Power of Attorney?

Not all power of attorney documents are the same.  There is a huge difference between a specific power of attorney and a general power of attorney.  This is a trap for people who don’t understand the difference.  In this episode I will explain the difference and what you need to […]
January 11, 2019
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104 – The Transition From Caregiver to Companion

Sometimes the work involved with caring for an aging parent, spouse or elderly loved is overwhelming.  It’s as though the caregiver is working a full time 24-hour a day job.  The relationship between the caregiver and their loved one can suffer as a result.  Sometimes getting help to provide care […]