Exploring the numerous passage in the Bible that can be applied to various forms of estate planning.
Ways of giving through estate planning
How you can help Radio Maria through charitable giving.
Medicaid vs. Medicare
Long Term Medicaid
Nursing Home Costs
Look back period/penalty period
How a trust may be able to protect your assets.
What is the difference between SSDI and SSI?
How do I qualify for Social Security benefits?
What VA benefits are available to me?
How do I qualify for them?
What are special needs trusts?
Who needs one?
Why create a special needs trust?
Forced heirship in Louisiana
What is a trust?
Two types of trust: Testamentary and Living
Revocable vs. Irrevocable Trusts
How does a trust work?
Advantages of a trust
What is a usufruct?
How do they work?
What is a last will and testament?
How do they work?
Why have one when the state has laws about how your estate passes?
What is probate?
Guest: John Amos – V.P. of Mission & Spirituality at St. Francis Cabrini Hospital
What is a “Living Will?”
What does the Catholic Church teach about living wills?
What is a “Do Not Resuscitate Order?”
The most fundamental tools in estate planning: durable powers of attorney and health care powers of attorney.
Why is it important to have powers of attorney?
What do they do?
How to initiate the conversation with a parent about estate planning. Important things to consider when starting the estate planning process. Preview of all topics to be covered in the upcoming weeks.
A House In Order is a program that seeks to give elders and their children a basic understanding of estate planning in its various forms. The program will cover the basic estate planning concepts of wills, trusts, and power of attorney. Stephanie and Stanley will also seek to give listeners a place to begin the conversation of estate planning with their loved-ones as it is ofter a difficult topic for family members to discuss.