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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

IRS Top Tax Scams

Compliments of the American Heart Association

IRS Top Tax Scams

Each year the IRS publishes the "Dirty Dozen" tax scams. The IRS notes, "Taxpayers should be on the lookout for tax scams using the IRS name. These schemes jump every year at tax time. Scams can be sophisticated and take many different forms. We urge people to protect themselves and use caution when viewing emails, receiving telephone calls or getting advice on tax issues.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Advice for women intimidated by money and finances, from a 'Wealthy Single Mommy'

Advice for women intimidated by money and finances, from a 'Wealthy Single Mommy'


By Jackie Pilossoph


Terrified is the word Emma Johnson used to describe how she felt eight years ago as a newly divorced mom of two young children.


“I sat there on my bed one day. I had one baby nursing and another sitting next to me, and I thought, ‘Oh my God, I don’t know how I’m going to pay my mortgage,’ ” said Johnson. “My kids and I are going to be living in our red Subaru.”


It was that fear that sparked Johnson’s mission to help other single moms when it comes to money and finances.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019


Our Oak Brook Office is MOVING!      

Effective 4/1/19 

Our new address & phone number is:

2021 Midwest Road

Suite 200

Oak Brook, IL 60523


(630) 396-6800

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Should your late-in-life marriage have a prenup?

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

When Dementia is the Real Reason behind a Couple's Issues

Jackie Pilossoph

When dementia is the real reason behind a couple's issues

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

What's a QCD - and Why Taxpayers Need to Know the Answer Now

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Retirement Suggestions

By Shlomo Benartzi
JUNE 10, 2018

It’s Time to A/B Test Your Financial Life
People often don’t know their true preferences. Trying them out could save you a lot of money.
At the very least, testing our more expensive preferences can provide reassurance that they are really worth the extra money.
At the very least, testing our more expensive preferences can provide reassurance that they are really worth the extra money.

On my last work trip, I learned a valuable lesson about myself while melting chocolate in a saucepan.
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

How to Baby-Proof or Child-Proof your Home

How to baby-proof or child-proof your home

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

How to Talk With Your Dying Loved One

How to Talk With Your Dying Loved One

Conversations about death are among the most important, and difficult, we may ever have. Too often, we avoid them.


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Wednesday, August 22, 2018



Your DocuBank Card can now hold your medical snapshot....

As a client of our firm, you received a DocuBank Emergency Card when you completed your estate plan.
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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Are You Eligible for Food Stamps? ALSO "Extra Help" for Medicare Part D Participants


Food Stamps, also known as SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), no longer have an asset eligibility requirement for people 60 years of age or older or for persons with disabilities.

SNAP asset limits have been completely removed for those who are elderly or disabled.

The income limits have also increased for these populations.  Monthly gross income for persons 60 and over or persons with disabilities is $2,010.00 for a household of one and $2,707.
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