Annuities are a common tool for investment, financial and estate planning and asset protection.  An annuity is simply a contract between a person and an insurance company in which the person makes a lump sum payment to the insurance company in exchange for regular disbursements of money that start either immediately or at some definite

In implementing an estate plan for the benefit of your family, it is critical to take into consideration the role of life insurance. Life insurance can provide a source of liquidity for your family, including a child with special needs, following a death. A special needs trust without adequate funding will not properly care for

Estate planning is an important aspect of an overall financial plan for any individual, but it takes on even greater significance for the parents of children with special needs. Parents of children with special needs face a number of unique estate planning decisions that should be carefully considered with professional assistance. These considerations include: