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Proof of insurance... and power of attorney?

Posted by Christie Browning | Jan 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

A few weeks ago, my husband and I were in a car accident when a group of teen drivers took a left turn at an intersection right in front of us. In that moment, there was nothing we could do to avoid the collision. It happened so fast. Luckily, everyone was okay. I did suffer a large gash on the f...

Thanksgiving: Time to ask these 5 questions

Posted by Grunden Law | Oct 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

With Thanksgiving only a few weeks away, our team wants to say “thank you” for being such a wonderful friend and client of our law firm. This year we've reached more people than ever with our message of having “tough conversations” and the importance of having a plan that ensures your family, ...

10 habits that are diminishing your success

Posted by Grunden Law | Oct 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

As entrepreneurs and small business owners, there are numerous hats you wear in a week's time. It may feel as if you are stretched thin and pulled in every direction. Learning how to be efficient with your time and energy is critical and the key to a business owner's success over the long haul....

Common concerns when naming a guardian for your children

Posted by Grunden Law | Oct 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Learn how to handle common difficulties in choosing a guardian. If you're a parent, part of your estate planning should include naming a guardian for your children. Many parents put off estate planning because they aren't able to decide on a guardian. Should something happen to you as parents, t...

Special emphasis aimed at spurring estate planning

Posted by Grunden Law | Sep 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

National Estate Planning Awareness Week is October 15th - 21st Estate planning is an often overlooked element of financial wellness. More than 120 million Americans do not have proper estate plans to protect themselves or their families in the event of sickness, accidents, or untimely death. T...

BREAKING NEWS: VA institutes rule changes for Vets

Posted by Grunden Law | Sep 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced a policy change that will soon affect all older veterans and their spouses!  Please read on… On October 18, 2018, the VA is instituting rule changes that will make it more difficult for vets to qualify for existing benefits and protect their ass...

Assessing the health of your estate plan

Posted by Grunden Law | Aug 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

September is Healthy Aging Month and while your thoughts may turn to leafy green foods and more exercise, it's also the perfect time to assess the health of your aging Estate Plan. You may have seen to it that your Last Will & Testament was put in place.... twenty years ago! Maybe you took the ...

How to Tell If Mom or Dad have “Inadequate” Documents

Posted by Grunden Law | Jul 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Editor's Note: The following is part 5 of an online series for National Sandwich Generation Month, aimed at bringing support and awareness to those families sandwiched between raising their kids and caring for aging parents. Having outdated and incomplete estate planning documents are the among ...

Do your parents need to update their estate plan?

Posted by Grunden Law | Jul 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Editor's Note: The following is part 4 of an online series for National Sandwich Generation Month, aimed at bringing support and awareness to those families sandwiched between raising their kids and caring for aging parents. Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, and Living Wills Are Vital Tools for...

5 pitfalls to avoid when planning for Medicaid eligibility

Posted by Grunden Law | Jul 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Editor's Note: The following is part 3 of an online series for National Sandwich Generation Month, aimed at bringing support and awareness to those families sandwiched between raising their kids and caring for aging parents. When exploring your parents' eligibility for Medicaid, it's important...

New Medicare cards hitting mailboxes for Hoosiers soon

Posted by Grunden Law | Jun 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

In an effort to minimize identity theft for the more than 60 million people enrolled in Medicare, redesigned Medicare cards started going out in the mail in April. Some of the new security features include a new 11-character identity number in place of the holder's Social Security number and ca...

VA benefits available upon request: Here's how

Posted by Grunden Law | May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Medicaid requires that applicants and their spouses provide proof of all income received, including VA pensions. If you receive monthly income from the VA, we can help you determine what documents Medicaid accepts and how to obtain them. What does Medicaid want as proof of VA benefits? Medica...

Funeral trusts coming under fire with Medicaid officials

Posted by Grunden Law | May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Medicaid Planning strategy aimed at helping individuals plan their funerals could be coming under more scrutiny.  In a recent conference attended by Grunden Law Office team members, industry leaders pointed to a growing popularity where funeral trusts, when used to spend-down assets as pa...

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