In response to identity theft concerns, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will send recipients new Medicare cards starting this month. Previously, Medicare cards had the recipients’ social security numbers printed on them, risking identity theft if they were lost or stolen. Of the 1.3 million fraud cases reported to the Federal Trade Commission in 2016, 6.6 percent were related to government documents or benefits. [Read more…] about Medicare to Issue New Beneficiary Cards without Social Security Numbers
There are millions of senior Veterans and surviving spouses of Veterans over the age of 65 in the united states. Many of these Veterans and surviving spouses are receiving long-term care or will need some type of care in the future. What many Veterans don’t know is that there is financial assistance available from the Veterans Administration (VA) to help cover the costs. [Read more…] about Senior Veterans: Get VA Financial Help for Long-Term Health Care
Raising an autistic child can be expensive. Between dr. appointments, therapy sessions, and other programs you may be wondering what benefits are available to help with these costs. The great news is that there are a number of ways that government organizations can help you. [Read more…] about What Government Benefits is my Autistic Child Eligible for in Savannah?
Creating a will is an important piece of long term planning. It designates who is in charge of managing your affairs and how your belongings should be distributed after you die. If you’re considering creating an online “do it yourself will” to save a few bucks, you may want to reconsider. Using a generic online will form is has many risks, and you could end up leaving your family with a costly mess. Here are 3 reasons why you should not create your own will online.
When someone dies, typically a family member is named the executor of their estate. The length and complexity of the following process usually justify hiring a skilled probate lawyer. There are different kinds of probate lawyers, but most executors find themselves in need of help with transactional aspects of the probate process. If there are lawsuits involved regarding the estate, a probate litigator may be a better way to go. [Read more…] about Hiring the Right Probate Lawyer in Savannah Georgia