Tips for Giving Gifts to Your Grandkids

When it comes to grandchildren, most grandparents seek to shower them with gifts. There is a great deal of truth in the common jokes about how spoiled grandkids can be. Often, this practice does not stop when the grandkids have grown up, and grandparents will help them out with school tuition payments, their first car, wedding fees, and even more. Even more than the love that is shown during their life as they bestow gifts on their grandkids is the desire to be remembered. Read more

Veterans and Retirement and Estate Planning

When it comes to retirement planning, the process should be simple. This helps protect veterans who may have issues dealing with retirement planning. If you are a veteran who is seeking any sort of disability compensation, or you are looking to start an estate planning process, give the law offices of Retirement Planning Attorney Patricia Bloom-McDonald a call.
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Essential Estate Planning Tips

Most Americans are aware of the importance of planning for their future, yet an estimated one hundred and twenty million of them have no estate plans to speak of. An estate plan, or retirement planning, is the best way to protect yourself, your assets, and your loved ones in the event of your death, illness, or in case of an accident. Read more

Senior Credit Cards Stolen

America’s senior citizens are often the targets of some of the most deceptive criminals in the nation. In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts alone, financial scams which involve senior citizens and the elderly have become all to common over the last ten years. A recent letter from the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys cautions senior citizens as well as those who care for them about some of the scams which plague our elderly. While everyone has heard of the last scam involving credit cards at Target, credit card scams are just one of the many ways which criminals take advantage of older citizens who may seem to be easy targets. While these Americans should be worried about retirement planning, they have to deal with having their senior credit cards stolen and such. If you or a senior citizen that you love has been the victim of a scam, contact Elder Law, Retirement, and Life Planning Attorney Patricia Bloom-McDonald. Read more

Best Places to Retire Inexpensively

Let’s face it; with today’s economy, many people are waiting later and later in life to retire, and some are afraid that they never will be able to afford it. According to US News, the best way to expand your retirement nest egg is to move to a location where it is much cheaper to live. When you cut your cost of living, you suddenly find yourself able to live much better. For those who are interested in retirement planning and estate planning, this can be a very good way to live well on into your later years. Read more