Why Not Put Your Checking Account In Trust?

Why Not Put Checking Account In Trust

If you have a living trust, you should you own your personal checking and savings accounts in the name of the trust. A main reason for having a living trust is to avoid probate. But that only happens if you transfer your money and property to the trust. Some of your financial assets need to […]

Do Spouses Automatically Have Power of Attorney?

Do Spouses Automatically Have Power of Attorney?

Roughly 5.8 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. What if you or your spouse could no longer able to make your own healthcare decisions? What if you could no longer manage your finances? Do spouses automatically have power of attorney? Let’s imagine that your spouse is not able to […]