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How to Write a Claim for VA Disability - LIFE 2011


with Patrice Gapen

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 20, 2021 at 5:30 pm

As the wife of a Vietnam veteran, I struggled to write disability claims. My first claim was denied after 9 months. When I resubmitted the claim, it too was denied after another 9 months. In the meantime, I researched everything I could read on VA disability claims. Come to class and I'll share what I have learned and hopefully save you a couple of years of fighting with the VA.

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Tax Planning for Seniors - LIFE*1432


with Sandy Patrick and Afton Olsen

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 21, 2021 at 10 am

Tired of your savings and investment dollars being eaten away by taxes? Learn from two Certified Financial Planners some of the specialized tax planning issues of retirement, including taxation of Social Security and managing Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) from retirement accounts when you turn 70 1/2, plus general tax planning strategies. Discover how to take advantage of many common opportunities to minimize taxes. The discussion will cover tax-free investments, tax advantages of real estate, IRAs and other tax-deferred retirement accounts, as well as understanding the new tax laws and how our income tax system works in easy to understand language.

6 Steps to Legacy Planning - LIFE 1950


with Sandy Patrick and Afton Olsen

Calendar Next available session starts May 5, 2021 at 10 am

You have a lifetime of assets, wisdom, experiences, and values. But how do you convey them to the next generation in a way that honors your legacy? Too many people get it wrong. But it shouldn't be that way. Come and learn from a certified financial planner. We'll cover how generational planning is replacing traditional, stuffy estate planning, what happens when a legacy isn't planned, and how legacy planning can be a meaningful, even fun, process. You'll also learn the importance of expressing your wishes and conveying your values and how to successfully transfer your wealth, tangible and intangible. This is a six-step process to start leaving your mark on the next generation.

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