New Guide for Families With Disabled Children Becoming Adults

The Special Needs Alliance has published a new guide by James A. Caffry, Esq.,  on their blog for families with disabled individuals who are soon to turn twenty-two. A separate guide for families with a disabled child turning eighteen is also linked. In many states,...

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Today, December 7th, 2022, marks the 81st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Over 2,400 American soldiers and civilians died and more than 1,000 were wounded. It is estimated that fewer than 1,500 survivors of the Pearl Harbor attack are still alive in 2022. ...

2023 Social Security Updates

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced cost-of-living and other adjustments for 2023.    The maximum Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payment will increase from $841 to $914 per month for eligible individuals. For eligible couples, the maximum...

How to Choose Beneficiaries

A beneficiary is any person, or entity, that will receive an asset after the death of an individual. Beneficiaries are typically named in a specific asset’s beneficiary designation. Bank accounts, life insurance policies, investment accounts, and retirement accounts...

New Missouri Voter ID Law

A new voter ID law is set to go into effect in Missouri for the upcoming November 2022 election. The only acceptable forms of voter ID will be an unexpired Missouri driver’s license, a Missouri non-drivers ID, a U.S. passport, a U.S. Military ID, or other...