Lots of retirees are interested in assisting their adult children financially these days. The children, now in their 30s, 40s or 50s, may have lost a job, gotten a divorce or have their own children ready to go to college.
As estate-planning attorneys settle into the new tax rules for 2013, the focus of estate planning is beginning to take a marked shift. The $5.25 million federal estate tax exemption means that fewer people will have to plan to avoid federal estate taxes.
The Back to Work program, which began in August 2013, reduced post-foreclosure, bankruptcy, and short-sale waiting periods on FHA loans. If there was an underlying extenuating circumstance you may be able to qualify for a new loan in as little as 12 mon