Signs your Identity May Have Been Stolen

Signs your Identity May Have Been Stolen

Unlike a robbery or break-in where you know immediately that you have a loss, identity theft can remain hidden for days or weeks before you know you have been stolen from. Identity thieves search for ways to use your personal information to charge purchases, get your tax refunds or steal your medical account information.  In the latter case, even if they don’t steal your money, by stealing private information, nearly $50 billion in Medicare fraud is caused by the misuse of innocent people’s personal and medical information.

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Advance Directives – Do Not Delay

Advance Directives – Do Not Delay

As we made plans to include this article in our blog series, we had the overwhelming feeling that “everybody knows this”.  And, as we spoke to the adult children of a few clients we discovered to our dismay that a surprising number of people have not given thought to Advance Directives.  Those who do were usually asked the question upon entering the hospital at one time or another.  That was likely the first time they had even thought about documents like a Living Will or a Health Care Power of Attorney.

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