What is Asset Protection?

What is Asset Protection?

Do you own property or a valuable collection of antiques? If so, then you own an asset. According to Investopedia, an asset is a resource with economic value owned by an individual, corporation, or country that is expected to provide a benefit in the future. Assets can generate cash flow, reduce expenses, and increase the net worth of an owner. Individuals who invest in assets both create and maintain wealth. Since not all assets are physical, here are a few examples of assets: Property Precious metals Cash Collectibles Patents Trademarks Prepaid expenses Equipment Copyrights Stocks Bonds Foreign currency Assets are so crucial to an individual’s financial health, protecting them is critical! If you own any assets, join us on Friday, March 20th, for this month’s Brunch and Learn. Our guest speaker Wendy Mara, Esq., will be discussing the topic Protecting You and Your Assets with Estate Planning. This Brunch and Learn will take place at the Golden Corral on 225 Cypress Edge...
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OurSeniors.NET strives to be a guide to any and all products, services, and help

OurSeniors.NET continues to grow and branch out into new and exciting areas. In October, the first edition of our printed publication, OurSeniors.NET Magazine, will be available at locations throughout Volusia and Flagler counties. You can view an online preview of the magazine by clicking OurSeniors.NET Magazine. Of course all future editions of OurSeniors.NET Magazine will also be available online so you may always view it on your computer, smart phone or mobile device of any kind. The traditional services offered by OurSeniors.NET are still at the core of our mission: to make transition to senior life a safe, secure and satisfying experience. The Senior Transition Pro Team plays a key role in fulfilling that mission. The Pro Team is a network of independent professionals in areas like law, medicine, accounting, finance, estate planning and real estate. The Pro Team is the place to turn when you are searching for a Florida attorney, a Florida CPA, a senior real estate specialist or...
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Where can I find an elder law attorney?

Elder Law attorneys specialize in helping seniors and their families’ transition to a safe, secure senior lifestyle. Wendy A. Mara’s law practice is centered on family and domestic law, probate and wills, guardianship and business matters. Ms. Mara currently serves as President of the Volusia County Bar Association, a six hundred member organization of attorneys. Finding Assisted Living is proud to have Wendy as a professional associate. Read about her by clicking on Wendy Mara. ...
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The FAL Senior Transition Pro Team has attorneys who specialize in elder law

“Elder Law” is a legal specialty that covers a number of issues relating to senior citizens, their caretakers and family members. The Senior Transition Pro Team includes attorneys who specialize in elder law and are board certified by the Florida Bar Association. You can read about one such attorney, Ms. Wendy A. Maura, who practices in the Ormond Beach and Volusia-Flagler Counties area. Simply click on Mrs. Wendy A. Mara....
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Prenuptial / Premarital Agreements

You have met a wonderful person later in life, and you fall in love. While talking about your exciting life together, you or maybe even your loved one mentions a prenuptial or premarital agreement. The realities of your financial situation weigh on your mind. You own many valuable assets - assets you would like to protect in case things don't go as planned. You have children from a previous marriage whom you would like to include in your estate planning. You certainly don't want to be a "killjoy," and you certainly don't want your intended to think your assets and your children are more important than your beloved. However, you need to address your concerns. Although you love your intended and believe your relationship will stand the test of time, you are a realist and know that despite your intention to make this marriage work, statistically it may fail. So, what do you do? First, you should be honest...
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FindingAssistedLiving.com welcomes Wendy A. Mara to its Senior Transition ProTeam

Good advice and help with family law, estate planning, and guardianship are absolutely essential. The FindingAssistedLiving.com Senior Transition Pro Team is very pleased to announce the association of a new member, Mrs. Wendy Mara. Mrs. Mara has distinguished herself in a very short time, becoming President of the Volusia County Bar Association after practicing law for only 7 years and just recently being selected as a 2016 Super Lawyer Rising Star in the areas of probate and estate planning. Along the way, she achieved an impressive record of academic, professional, community and personal accomplishments. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Stetson University, she taught high school for 13 years. While a full-time teacher, she earned an MBA from the University of Central Florida. As a student and graduate student, she was selected for membership in both the Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies. In law school, she was a teaching and research assistant, earned the Dean's Certificate...
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FindingAssistedLiving.com Presents Lunch and Learn on February 2nd, 2017

FindingAssistedLiving.com presents Lunch and Learn at the Oceanside Country Club in Ormond Beach, FL, on February 2nd, 2017. Our panel of specialists will present various topics all focused on making the transition to Senior Living and a Senior Lifestyle. Among the panel of specialists that will be speaking are members of the FAL Senior Transition Pro Team like attorneys Wendy Mara and Robert Abraham and CPA John R. Dickinson. Additional speakers include senior placement advisor Sheila Mckay-Vaughn and more. This event is free to attend and lunch is included, but you must signup fast. Seating is limited. To register for this event, click Lunch and Learn Signup....
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