How You Can Use Your 529 Savings Plan as an Estate Planning Tool

How You Can Use Your 529 Savings Plan as an Estate Planning Tool

Many parents use 529 savings plans as a way to let their child’s college funds grow tax-free. Did you know, however, that 529 plans are not just for parents and children? They are also not limited to use for tuition. Parents, grandparents, and other adults with children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews can use a 529 savings plan not only to fund college tuition, but to ensure that a myriad of other expenses are covered for their loved ones,...
Three Self-Care Tips When Caring For Aging Parents

Three Self-Care Tips When Caring For Aging Parents

Are you caring for an aging or ailing parent? If so, your own self-care may be the last thing on your “to-do” list as you prioritize making sure your parent is cared for and protected. During “Self-Care Awareness Month,” take some time to make sure that you prioritize your own self-care. Taking time to better yourself can enable you to be the best caregiver you can possibly be for your parent.  Let us take a look at three “self-care” tips...
Maintain Control Over Money While Incapacitated by Alzheimer’s

Maintain Control Over Money While Incapacitated by Alzheimer’s

September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day, a day to bring awareness and challenge the stigma surrounding those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia?  Were you aware that, according to the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2020 report, Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for 60 to 80% of cases? As this degenerative brain disease progresses, a patient’s mental capacity diminishes which can threaten a person’s...
Experience You Can Count On

Experience You Can Count On

Did you know that Attorney Allen Poucher has dedicated over 17 years to serving the Riverside area of Jacksonville by providing trusted legal counsel in the areas of estate planning and elder law? With the COVID-19 crisis persisting, Attorney Poucher remains committed to serving his community by seeing to it that his clients have legal protections in place to help them through some of the toughest situations life can throw their way. With so...
Important Questions to Ask Your Aging Parents

Important Questions to Ask Your Aging Parents

For many of us, the time may come when we may have to face the difficult task of discussing future plans with our aging parents. It may be imperative that we do have this conversation, though, as we try to help them secure their future.  We also want to avoid unnecessary difficulties along the way, especially if they become sick and need long term care. Even though it can be a tough conversation, there may be some things that you can...