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Tuesday September 19, 2017

Married Couples and Property
Personal Planner
Mary was a surviving spouse. She and her first spouse, Ryan owned a lovely home and placed it into joint tenancy with...
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Buying a New Car for an Older Driver
Savvy Living
My parents are looking to buy a new car. Can you recommend some good resources that can help them evaluate and choose a good car for older drivers? With more than 40 million licensed drivers in the United States age 65 and older, many automakers today are designing vehicles that are friendlier for older drivers. But what makes a good car for seniors? For many, top priorities include finding a vehicle that is easy to get into and out of, has simple adjustments for fit and comfort, is easy to operate, has good visibility and is safe, reliable and a good value. To help you narrow your vehicle choices, Consumer Reports (CR) and the American...
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Tax Relief for Hurricane Irma Victims
Washington News
In a series of letters this week, the IRS announced three types of tax relief for victims of Hurricane Irma who are from Florida, Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands. These are filing extensions, hardship loans from qualified retirement plans and leave donation programs. The IRS actions are similar to steps taken recently to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen stated, "This has been a devastating storm for the southeastern part of the country, and the IRS will move quickly to provide tax relief for victims, just as we did following Hurricane Harvey. The IRS will continue to closely monitor the storm's...
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