Seniors as Fraud Victims

Seniors as Fraud Victims

Every year, millions of elderly Americans are the target of various forms of telemarketing and internet fraud. Due in large part to seniors having a lifetime of accumulated savings, they tend to be attractive targets for financial predators. Fraud targeting the elderly takes many forms, including posing as a grandchild or IRS employee. Grandparent schemes are particularly dangerous because they play directly to emotions. One such example occurs when an […]

Estate Planning for Millennials

Estate Planning for Millennials

Establishing a plan for your eventual passing is not something that often comes to mind when thinking about the future. A recent study showed that 58% of baby boomers and 81% of those 72-years of age and older already have estate planning documents. For millennials, defined as those born between 1982 and 2004, 78% do not have such a plan. Younger members of society should know that failure to prepare […]

Elder Law and the Power of Attorney

Elder Law and the Power of Attorney

Comic-book icon Stan Lee is best known for playing a large role in creating some of today’s best-known cinematic superheroes, including Spider-Man, Black Panther, and Iron Man. Thanks in large part to his creative role in these endeavors, Lee has also amassed an estimated net worth of approximately $50 million. However, despite his fame and considerable worth, Lee has also allegedly been the victim of elder abuse and financial exploitation. […]