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Elder Law is Scary (and Other Common Myths)

By WealthCounsel, LLC on Apr 30, 2021 12:19:00 PM

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With some 10,000 Americans turning 65 every day, elder law practice represents a huge opportunity for attorneys to expand their firms. Despite the growth of this aging demographic, those age 65 and up may still find it difficult to find an attorney to help them when it comes to legal strategies for estate planning, wills, and other needs.

Topics: Elder Law
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What You Should Know About the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act

By WealthCounsel, LLC on Dec 23, 2019 3:33:20 PM

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On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE Act). The SECURE Act, which is effective January 1, 2020, is the most impactful retirement legislation of the past decade.

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Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act: On Hold in the Senate

By WealthCounsel, LLC on Sep 26, 2019 2:30:24 PM


The SECURE Act (“Act”) passed the House on May 23, 2019, with overwhelming bipartisan support (417-3), and the same was expected to occur in the Senate. Following Congress’ August recess, however, the bill remains stalled in the Senate, with some sources questioning whether it will ever become law. This update will provide a brief overview of key provisions of H.R. 1994 – the version of the Act approved by the House and received by the Senate on June 3, 2019 – and will discuss the provisions said to be causing the holdup in the Senate.

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