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Estimating Expenses for Your Special Needs Financial Plan

- Nov 23, 2018

By Barry Jamieson One of the more difficult tasks in establishing your special needs financial plan is estimating expenses of your adult child after he or she begins living independently from you. Much of the difficulty is the result of the uncertainty of not knowing precisely what kind of support will be needed when your…

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Creating a Special Needs Financial Plan

- Oct 29, 2018

Creating a special needs financial plan involves putting together two plans: one for the parent and one for the child with a disability. Because the combined financial plans take into account the needs and goals of both the parents and the adult child with a disability there is additional complexity in producing an overall projection…

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Creating a Letter of Intent

- May 14, 2018

By Barry Jamieson, CFP®, MA There are many dimensions to a family’s special needs plan. Past articles in the Disability Insights series have focused on estate and financial planning topics; however, as families well know, the daily considerations and routines of the child with a disability are also a key component of the special needs…

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Should You Avoid Designating Your IRA to the SNT?

- Mar 20, 2018

By Barry Jamieson, CFP®, MA Ok, so you have established a Special Needs Trust (SNT) or you have plans to do so. You have been thinking about what assets will be used to fund the trust. Those plans include designating some of your 401K and IRA retirement funds to the trust, because much of your…

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“Smile” How the Tax Overhaul Bill Affects Dentists

- Feb 07, 2018

By Christina Povenmire, CFP ®and Barry Jamieson,CFP® Source: William Vasil, CPA, Ary Roepcke Mulchaey, P.C. and ADA News bulletin The recently passed tax bill contains a number of provisions which will help dentists and small businesses save tax dollars. Each of these provisions outlined below are effective for 2018. “ Improving Section 179 Deductions. The…

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Financial Plans Help Dentists Reduce Stress

- Nov 14, 2017

According to our survey of Ohio-based dental practitioners, dentists are stressed about their finances. Consider that of the 42 Ohio-area dentists we surveyed: 47% of dentists working with a financial planner cited being stressed about growing their practice compared to 70% of those who didn’t utilize financial professionals. 38% of dentists who worked with a…

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