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What Is a Power of Attorney?

A power of attorney allows a person you appoint -- your "attorney-in-fact" or agent -- to act in your place for financial or other purposes when and if you ever become incapacitated or if you can't act on your own...

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Where Should You Put Your Retirement Money?

There are as many opportunities to grow money as there are people with great ideas.  Here is a survey of types of investment what you might consider before making choices on saving for retirement. ...

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Social Security Benefits for Spouses and Children

A little-known feature of the Social Security system is that in addition to paying retirement benefits for the retired worker, it may provide benefits to the worker's spouse, an ex-spouse if the marriage lasted at least 10 years, and dependent...

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Talking With Family About Nursing Home Placement

Few decisions are more difficult than the one to place a spouse or parent in a nursing home. The difficulty of making the decision can be compounded when family members disagree on whether the step is necessary. ...

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