Your status as “inpatient” versus “under observation” while in a hospital can make a world of Medicare difference.
Posts Tagged: Maui
Lessons Learned from Queen’s Medical Center vs. Koga
This doesn’t have to happen to you.
What happens to your iTunes when you die?
Will your digital books and music go with you to the grave?
Medicare Premiums Expected to Hold Steady in 2013
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Medicare beneficiaries will pay the same premium for prescription drugs next year as they did this year.
What about using trusts to avoid probate?
Trusts are effective vehicles for probate-avoidance, asset preservation, and tax planning.
Joint Tenancy: out of the frying pan, into the fire
Probate is generally a very good thing to avoid. Joint tenancy is sometimes touted as a cheap and easy way to do this. However, it is not a "fix" that… Read More »
What is probate?
Probate can be quick, easy, and inexpensive. Unfortunately, it is rarely any of those things.
When Environmental Laws and Tax Laws Collide
How do you deal with a valuable asset that cannot legally be sold when the IRS says that you owe $29.2 million in estate taxes on it? This is a real live case involving a piece of art that includes a stuffed bald eagle.
New Hawaii Law Gives Tenancy by the Entirety Protection to Trusts
Hawaii recently enacted a new law effective July 1, 2012, extending tenancy by the entirety protection to transfers of real property to trusts.
It Could Happen to You
In our lifetimes, we have seen incredible advances in medical science. Think back thirty years. In 1982, a heart bypass operation was a really big deal. It meant weeks in… Read More »