Your Power of Attorney: How Powerful Is It?

An effective “power of attorney” requires strong (POA) documents. If there comes a time when you or your elder becomes unable to manage your finances or make health-care decisions, having your documents in order will save you a great deal of hassle. Beware...

What Does It Mean to Be a “Fiduciary”?

Your family member or friend may need you to act as their power of attorney. Your person may be planning for when they might become unable to take care of their affairs. For example, they might become disabled or incapacitated, and they would need a trusted person to...