As soon as your special needs child turns 18 you no longer have the legal authority to make medical and financial decisions on their behalf. For some families, seeking legal guardianship is the only way to ensure a seat at the table.
The ability to provide for a loved one after they are gone is perhaps the biggest concern shared by parents of special needs children. Disabled Adult Child (DAC) benefits are not well known but are critically important for Special Needs Families
How going paperless reduced our stress and made us better partners with our many doctors, specialists, and teachers.
For a Special Needs Family, there might not be a more important topic than healthcare. A Health Savings Account just may benefit your family
According to academic research there are two kinds of games in tennis; those games played by professionals, and those played by the rest of us. In amateur tennis the outcome is determined by the mistakes made by the loser, rather than the shots made by the winner. Likewise, those who insist on trying to beat the market, either on their own or with professional managers, will be disappointed by the results. Like tennis, investing is a loser’s game.
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There are several distinct phases families with a special needs child will transit throughout their lifetime. The first being the birth of their child until that child qualifies for school age services at 3 years of age. If you are new to Special Needs parenting, this will serve as a primer on many of the areas you should further explore.
There are probably few topics that are more distasteful than discussing insurance. But here’s the thing, it may be one of the most important things you do as a parent of a special needs child.
what if I told you that women investors may know something about investing that most of the market doesn’t seem to practice?
Most people have no idea what their investments should be earning. There is a difference between the expected rate of return on an investment, and the rate of return an investor typically sees.