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Posts Tagged: Special Needs Trust
Choosing a Trustee for Your Special Needs Trust: Part Two
In Part One of Choosing a Trustee for Your Special Needs Trust, I discussed all the different responsibilities and jobs a trustee must fulfill to properly administer the trust. It is also important to really assess both the current and potential future needs of your child. Considerations to Use in Choosing a Trustee There are… Read More »
Is Funding a Special Needs Trust a Guessing Game?
How do parents of children with special needs, whether that child is 5 or 35, predict just how much money their disabled child will need for their future comfort? There are many variables to consider, including: life expectancy; the rate of inflation; investment return; the amount of benefits the government will provide decades from now… Read More »
How Life Insurance Can Help Your Special Needs Child
Many parents are concerned about how they can fund a supplemental needs trust, especially in these rough economic times. Parents are also concerned about how their other children will feel if they divide their estate assets unevenly, providing more for their siblings with disabilities. These siblings might have even more resentment if they end up… Read More »