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Owe Back Taxes? The IRS May Grant You Uncollectible Status

Sometimes seniors find themselves owing past-due federal taxes they cannot afford to pay.  Althoough notices from the IRS can be especially frightening, there are solutions. 

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New Yorker Cartoonist Lauds Elder Law Profession in Interviews About Her Book

The popular New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast has created a graphic memoir of coping with her parents' final years, titled "Can't We...

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New Rules Make It More Difficult to Get a Reverse Mortgage

The federal government has tightened the rules regarding reverse mortgages, making it harder for some seniors to get these types of mortgages and reducing the amount of their home’s value that they can tap.

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Tougher Reverse Mortgage Rules to Take Effect

Soon borrowers will have to pass a financial assessment before they can take out a reverse mortgage.

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How a Guardian Is Appointed

No one wants to see a loved one become unable to make decisions for him or herself.If this happens, however, the court may appoint a substitute...

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Senior Cohousing: A Retirement Alternative

Seniors want to remain at home as long as possible, but with family spread out all over the country, it isn't always easy to do so...

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Online Legal Documents Company Sued Over Flawed Estate Plan

LegalZoom, one of the most prominent sellers of do-it-yourself wills and other estate planning documents, is the target of a class...

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Things to Consider Before Retiring Abroad

Retiring to another country can be a very attractive option.

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