Responsibilities of an Executor

There may be a time in your life that you will need to act as the executer of the estate for a friend or relative. There are many obligations that an executor is legally responsible for. In some circumstances the executor is personally liable if they do not handle the estate properly. Being an executor […]

Aetna Life Insurance Offers Expedited Payment and Access to Funeral Planning

These new funeral planning services provide access to knowledgeable advisors 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Community Cancer Clinic Closings on the Rise

In total, 166 clinics have closed over the past three years.

Tips for Picking the Best Insurance to Protect Your Pet

In a recent Associated Press/ survey, more than 40 percent of pet owners surveyed said they are worried they wouldn’t be able to afford health care for a sick dog or cat.

Medical Overtreatment Raises Awareness on Advance Care Planning

It’s estimated that 70 percent of Americans have not completed a living will.

Victimized Military Family Seeking Redress for Extremists Protest at Son’s Military Funeral

The family of Marine Lance Corporal Matthew Snyder filed their brief today with the United States Supreme Court.

Death and Taxes — Offers a ‘Tax Rebate’

Up to $500 for individuals who register at

Surgery for Elderly Found Risky

If you ever wondered if surgery was more risky for the elderly, you may have your answer.

10 Top End-of-Life Financial Planning Blogs

Changes in tax laws are inevitable, just like death. But, a few bloggers have focused on changes in those laws and what those changes mean for individuals who need to know about them.

Important Papers in Life and in Death

Are you planning to adopt a child? Or, are you about to have surgery? Maybe you already lost a home to fire or flood, and you now realize how difficult it can be to replace important papers. Some items, such as photographs, may be impossible to replace.