As November came to a close, so did Caregiver Awareness Month - but we believe caregivers should be recognized every day! In previous blogs last month, we've taken a look at the number of Americans giving unpaid eldercare and the challenges they face. Though these hurdles are very real and often hard to overcome, caregiving can also be quite rewarding. It might just be the satisfaction of knowing your loved one is cared for with dignity. Or maybe it is the opportunity to "give back" to one who has spent your early years caring for you. Perhaps you just feel it is the "right thing to do" or feel you have no alternative. The things that motivate caregivers are as diverse as our population. In the following article, Care.com uncovers what they call: 10 Surprising Rewards of Caregiving. CLICK HERE to read more and let us know which of these rewards resonate with you.
If you're not an Estate Planning Attorney or a tax specialist, you may not know the ins and outs of how trusts are taxed. It's an important consideration in Estate Planning, and another of many good reasons to have an expert in your corner. This insightful blog breaks down the differences between "grantor trusts" and "nongrantor" trusts and the way they are taxed. Click Here for the basics