Estate planning is an exercise in providing for those that you love. Most of the individuals that you love are walking around on two legs. However, many of us own pets who we consider to be part of our families. When you are planning your estate, you must remember your furry friends. One way to provide for a pet would be to make the pet the beneficiary of a pet trust. Legal in California The concept of the pet trust is something that has slowly grown in legality and popularity. At this point, … [Read more...] about Can You Create a Pet Trust in California?
It's no secret that there are a lot of pet lovers in the United States, and as a senior you can join their ranks with peace of mind by creating a pet trust. It is important for every responsible adult to have an estate plan in place, and you should painstakingly cover all of your bases. At the same time, people live much longer than dogs and cats and most other animals. If you are a relatively young adult and you have family members who would obviously care for your pet if you were to pass … [Read more...] about Pet Trusts Provide Peace of Mind
Our pets are members of the family, and estate planning is all about making sure that your family is provided for in the event of your passing. Therefore, pet planning is part of the equation if you want to be comprehensively prepared for the future. Exactly how do you go about planning for a pet? Pets are notoriously poor money managers, and it's hard to determine exactly how much to leave behind for the pet's care if you were to find a caretaker and leave this individual a direct … [Read more...] about Pet Planning: Get All the Facts
When you start to reach an advanced age, you invariably experience significant losses. People lose lifelong friends, siblings, extended family members, and even their spouses. As a result, it is not uncommon for senior citizens to experience loneliness, and this can result in the onset of depression. And in addition, as we all know senior citizens are often challenged by other health problems that may have nothing to do with their loneliness. The good news is that for many people a four-legged … [Read more...] about Man’s Best Friend Can Fill a Void
When you have extraordinary means, you can do extraordinary things, and sometimes you hear about the lifestyles of the rich and famous and find some of their actions to be a bit excessive. There are a couple of high-profile female celebrities here in the United States who are certainly going the extra mile to provide for their pets in their estate plans. Betty White is an actress who is somewhat of an enigma. She is 90 years old, but advancing age seems to have done nothing to slow down her … [Read more...] about Some Celebs Go The Extra Mile For Pets