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Update: Should You Consider a Trust for Your Child’s Inheritance

In our recent article “Should You Consider a Trust for Your Child’s Inheritance?” we stated that an estate over 1 million dollars is subject to the NY State Estate tax. In fact, the law was recently altered so that persons whose date of death is after April 1, 2014, are only charged estate tax on [...]  Read More →

New Workforce Development Initiative Includes Job Training for People with Disabilities

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is a new piece of legislation that was recently passed in Congress. The law is intended to improve federal job-training programs and reauthorizes existing programs that supply federal funding for state and city job retraining programs. It also aims to eliminate overlapping programs to increase efficiency. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act includes... 

6 Factors That Will Make You Want To Pick Divorce Mediation Over Litigation

If your marriage is in trouble and you are thinking of separating permanently from each other, are you thinking of choosing litigation or divorce mediation? If your answer is litigation, after reading this article, you may change your mind. Read over the six reasons why divorce mediation reigns supreme over litigation: 1.    Why Divorce Mediation is the Right Option Even though you are not on speaking... 

The Importance of the Date of Separation in Divorce Cases

Do you recall when you and your partner called it quits? For some people, their date of separation sticks out in their mind. Mainly because the decision to part ways resulted from a full-blown fight or your partner was unfaithful, or one of the parties moved out. Whatever your reason was to end things, you will always remember your separation date. Although you may not want to keep that memory intact,... 

VA Misses Mark In Brain Injury Research

Over the years, I’ve had the pleasure of helping a number of clients who have suffered from brain injuries.  And as I’ve written before, I hoped that one small benefit of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan was that the Veterans Administration and others would use the opportunity to conduct meaningful research on brain injuries that could help both our military and the rest of society. Unfortunately,... 

Begley Social Security & Retirement Income Seminar

Free Seminar – Critical Steps to Prepare for Retirement September 23, 2014 at 7pm RSVP by calling (856) 235-8501    Read More →

SSA is Heading For Delays Again After Recent Cutbacks & Years of Improvement

Service Cuts, Computer Problems Cloud Social Security’s 79th Birthday: The Social Security Administration should have reason to celebrate. After all, August 14, 2014, marked the 79th anniversary of the day when President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act, which ushered in the landmark entitlement program. However, the agency’s birthday was a less than cheerful one, coming on the... 

PTSD, "Post" Means After And At Any Time

Government analysis finds Veterans with PTSD can suffer for decades before acknowledging the disorder. The year 2014 marks the 100th-year anniversary of the beginning of World War I, the so-called war to end all wars. And in a bit of irony, a study was released on August 8 that has found that, like the consequences of the “Great War,” the after-effects of combat stress among veterans, just like... 

In Case You Need Another Reason Not to Text and Drive

The Colorado woman said she had just dropped off her daughter’s saxophone at school. Running later for a business meeting, she did a voice text to a friend. When she looked down to make sure her message translated properly, the woman ran into a guardrail which pierced her thigh and buttocks. Firefighters had to saw off the front and back end of the pole to get the woman out. She was rushed to... 

5 Questions about Divorce Mediation—Answered!

Are you and your partner planning to go your separate ways? If you are, do you want to end the relationship on good terms? If you answered yes again, divorce mediation is the perfect method for disputing couples to settle their issues. However, not everyone prefers this method, as most are unaware of the benefits it provides. Moreover, they may have several questions regarding the practice. Here are... 
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