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Seattle Estate Planning Lawyers Mary Anne Vance, P.S.
Seattle Probate & Estates Lawyers Mary Anne Vance, P.S.
» Widowed Before 40 and Coping With the Financial Consequences (NY Times)

» F.T.C. Warns Dozens of Funeral Homes to Provide Accurate Costs to Callers (NY Times)

» Would Your Documents Survive a Disaster?
What to protect and how to do it. (Seattle Times)

» What to Know About Assisted Living (NY Times)

» How to Protect Your Retirement from Nagging Inflation (NY Times)

» Ways Parents Can Transfer Wealth to Help Their Kids (Kiplinger)

» Moving Is a Monumental Task for Many Older Americans. These Organizers Can Help. (NY Times)

» When Friends Are Your Primary Concern in Making a Will (NY Times)

» Are My Deposits Insured by the FDIC? (FDIC)

» How to Make a Caregiving Plan (So It's Ready When You Need It) (NY Times).

» How Does Hospice Care Work? (NY Times).

» Who Will Care for 'Kinless' Seniors? (NY Times).

» New eco-friendly options for post-death disposition of bodily remains (NY Times).

» A sad story of another famous person dying without a Will and the pain it is causing her family.

» Arbitration Has Come to Senior Living. You Don’t Have to Sign Up. (NY Times).

» What to Know About Rolling Over Retirement Accounts (NY Times).

» Buying funeral services in a time of grief is difficult (NY Times) » Sizing up the Decisions of Older Adults (NY Times)

» Exploring the Health Effects of Ageism (NY Times)

» How Not to Help a Friend in Need (NY Times)

» Make Sure Your Beneficiary Designations Reflect Your Wishes (Checkpoint)

» How to Discover the Life-Affirming Comforts of 'Death Cleaning' (NY Times)

Need Help in a Hospital? Try Calling a Patient Advocate (NY Times)

Social Security Opens to Survivors of Same-Sex Couples Who Could Not Marry (NY Times)

How Families Can Navigate the ICU (NY Times)

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To Pay For Longer, Later Retirements, Consult a 'Financial Gerontologist' (NY Times)

Why Older Women Face Greater Financial Hardship than Older Men (NY Times)

Tallying the Cost of Growing Older (NY Times)

There's Still Time to Get a Tax Break for Donations to Charity (NY Times)

Seeking Early Signs of Dementia in Driving and Credit Scores (NY Times)

For Terminal Patients, the Barrier to Aid in Dying Can Be a State Line (NY Times)

Answers to Your Questions on When to Start Collecting Social Security (NY Times)

When to Give Inheritance Money to Your Kids (WSJ)

A Woman's Guide to Making the Most of Social Security (NY Times)

Death Doulas Provide Aid at the End of Life (NY Times)

The Best Investment of All: The People You Love the Most (NY Times)

Investors Put Millions Into a Luxury Student Dorm. They Say They Were Ripped Off. (NY Times)

When to Give Inheritance Money to Your Kids (WSJ)

How the Wealthy Are Trying to Anticipate Biden's Tax Increases (NY Times)

How Phone Scammers Talked Her Into Handing Over $33 Million (NY Times)

The Biology of Grief (NY Times)

When Patients Choose to End Their Lives (NY Times)

When an Estranged Relative Dies, Some Face Grief, Regret, and Relief (NY Times)

If You Live to 100, You'll Need More Than Money (NY Times)

Don't Pay Tax Penalties on Money You Took From Retirement Accounts (NY Times)

"Estate Planning Management Tips" — Blog post from the Reed Longyear Estate Planning Group

Tips on Spending the Money in College Savings Accounts (NY Times)

Weighing Pandemic Risks When Donating to Colleges (NY Times)

Need Help With Your Estate Plan? Go With the Flow, Advisers Say (NY Times) Boom Time for Death Planning (NY Times)

New Tools for Home Buyers as the Pandemic Upends Real Estate (NY Times)

Want a Second Passport? Try Buying a House (NY Times)

The Stark Racial Inequality of Personal Finances in America (NY Times)

Should Funeral Homes be Required to Post Prices Online? (NY Times)

What to Know About Making a Will in the Age of Coronavirus (NY Times)

When Romance is a Scam (NY Times)

Tidy Your Financial Papers Before 'Extra Time at Home' is Gone (Seattle Times)

COVID-19 and Your Health Care Directive

Spousal Separation Rights After a Separation

Battle Over $9 Million Will Rests on Just One Clause (NY Times)

Estate Planning Self Help in Uncertain Times (blog post)

New Rating System for Charities Aims to Measure Impact of Gifts (NY Times)

The Coronavirus has Americans Scrambling to Set Their Estate Plans — Here Are Some Key Things to Know (Barrons)

Don't Save Too Little, or Too Much (NY Times)

What to Say to Someone with Cancer (NY Times)

Gifting a Down Payment? Here's What Givers & Receivers Should Know (Seattle Times)

When the Antiques Have to Go (NY Times)

Losing an Inheritance is Easy, Because Saying No is Hard (NY Times)

Your Long-Term Care Insurance Rate Spiked. Now What? (NY Times)

7 Burning Questions on Social Security (With Answers) (NY Times)

What to Know When Choosing Cremation (NY Times)

For Many Widows, the Hardest Part is Mealtime (NY Times)

What You Need to Know About Long-Term Care Insurance. (NAIC)

It's Tempting to Take Social Security at 62. You Should Wait. (NY Times)

New Tax Help Will Help Washington Residents Pay for Long-Term Care (NY Times)

Could Trees Be the New Gravestones? (NY Times)

Federal Tax Laws for Home Gain Exclusion (Bader Martin)

Investing for Social Impact is Complicated. Here are 4 Ways to Simplify It. (NY Times)

John Singleton's Family Fights for Control of His Affairs After Stroke (NY Times)

How to Make Doctors Think About Death (NY Times)

You're a Widow. Now What? (NY Times)

Checking on Social Security Estimates is a Good Idea, But Many People Don't Do It (NY Times)

When Condo Boards and Residents Clash, Legal Bills Mount (NY Times)

With Funeral Home Rules Due for an Update, There's a Push for Online Prices (NY Times)

Where There's Rarely a Doctor in the House: Assisted Living (NY Times)

Profile: Mary Anne Vance — A Balanced Life (as published in the King County Bar Association's "Bar Bulletin" newspaper, March 2019)

What to Say (and What Not to Say) to Someone Who's Grieving (NY Times)

The Legalities of the Most Controversial Health Care Procedure (US News)

When Private Fights Over Millions Become Public (Things Get Ugly) (NY Times)

WA St. Weighs New Option After Death: Human Composting (NY Times)

Of a Certain Age? You May Need to Withdraw Money From a Retirement Account. (NY Times)

The Simplest Annuity Explainer We Could Write (NY Times)

Maintaining Balance in Retirement Accounts (NY Times)

Have a Social Security Question? Please Hold. (NY Times)

How & When to Talk to Your Children About Money (NY Times)

Countdown to Retirement: A Five Year Plan (NY Times)

Making Wills Easier and Cheaper with DIY Options (NY Times)

What You Need to Know About Safe Deposit Boxes (NY Times)

It's Tempting to Take Social Security at 62. You Should Wait. (NY Times)

Robocalls Flooding Your Cell Phone? Here's How to Stop Them (NY Times)

When She Earns More: As Roles Shift, Old Ideas on Who Pays the Bills Persist (NY Times)

Should You Get a Divorce Now or Later? (NY Times)

Rescued From Obscurity: How Discarded Items Become Treasures (NY Times)

Estate Planning for Your Pets: Pet Trusts (Pet Connection)

Estate Planning: Do You Need One? (Fidelity)

When a $1,000 Gift Is Better Than $1 Million (NY Times)

Aretha Franklin Died Without a Will, Estate Issues Loom (NY Times)

Caring for Aging Parents, With an Eye on the Broker Handling Their Savings (NY Times)

10 Estate Planning Tips for Families with Beneficiaries with Special Needs (Schiff Hardin)

In a Chinese Village, Elderly Farmers Are Now Yogis (NY Times)

Balancing the Benefit and the Burden of Wealth (NY Times)

Thinking About Retirement? Consider Working a Little Longer (NY Times)

In Elderly Hands, Firearms Can Be Even Deadlier (NY Times)

Wheelchairs Prohibited in the Last Place You'd Expect (NY Times)

Part of an Unmarried Couple? How Marital Status Affects Financial and Estate Plans (Checkpoint)

What It Was Like to Finally Write My Will (NY Times)

If You Don't Have Children, What Do You Leave Behind? (NY Times)

Single? No Children? No Will? Big Mistake. (NY Times)

7 Ways to Judge a Retirement Community's Financial Health (NY Times)

No Pension? You Can 'Pensionize' Your Savings (NY Times)

How the New Tax Law Affects Rental Real Estate Owners (Bader Martin)

How to Plan for the Unforeseen (NY Times)

Is Loneliness a Health Epidemic? (NY Times)

Funeral Homes Slow to Put Prices Online (NY Times)

One Day Your Mind May Fade. At Least You'll Have a Plan. (NY Times)

How to Win at Retirement Savings (NY Times)

Planning for the Unforseen with Websites and Advisers (NY Times)

The "Daughter Care" System (NY Times)

It's Decision Time for Aging Artists (NY Times)

Recovery Varies after a Spouse Dies (NY Times)

Weighing Future Health Needs for Long Term Care (Seattle Times)

Seattle Probate & Estates Lawyers Mary Anne Vance, P.S.

Seattle, WA Estate & Trust Lawyers

Mary Anne Vance
Reed Longyear Malnati Corwin & Burnett
801 2nd Avenue, Suite 1415
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 624-6271


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