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COVID-19 has disrupted many aspects of everyday life and things many took for granted prior to March. Aside from stocking up on various supplies that ran out earlier this year, what else can you do to prepare for unlikely events like a once-in-a-century global pandemic? More to the point, what can you do to prepare for things that are far more likely to occur and much sooner? In episode 11 of the Second Half of Life podcast, Attorney Brittany Smith and Long-Term Care Planner Tammy Zilske talk about constructing an estate and long-term care plan that will protect your assets and leave you prepared for whatever life and the world has to throw at you in the future. Emergency and financial preparedness, a wise investment strategy, common mistakes to avoid in retirement planning, choosing the right decision makers and much more are discussed in this edition of the podcast. 

This episode is an audio recording of a virtual seminar originally presented on June 10, 2020. This and other episodes of the Second Half of Life podcast can be accessed on the Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak website, as well as on several podcast directories. The podcast is also available on most podcast platforms, including Apple PodcastsSpotifyTuneIn + Alexa, iHeartRadioStitcherPodcast AddictGoogle PodcastsPodchaserDeezerListen NotesBullhornOvercastPocket CastsCastro and Castbox.

Attorneys and other staff members from Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak conduct a number of speaking engagements each month, including speaking at the firm's own seminars and outside events. Here's a summary of the firm's speaking engagements from the second quarter of 2020 (April - June), which coincided with the move to virtual events due to COVID-19. If you weren't able to attend, or even if you were but would like to hear the presentation again, you're in luck. One of the positive things that has come out of the need to shift to virtual, is we are now able to record all of our virtual seminars and put them up for anyone to view later at their convenience. If you're interested in learning more about any of the topics outlined below and how it applies to your individual situation, please call the firm at 1-800-351-8334 for a free consultation. Visit the seminar page for a list of upcoming seminars.


On April 2, Brittany O.L. Smith, Esq., and Long-Term Care Planner, Certified Medicaid Planner™, Tammy Zilske, presented “What’s in Your Pot O’ Gold.” Brittany and Tammy helped attendees learn the facts about trusts as the firm transitioned to virtual events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. View replay

On April 5, Julieanne E. Steinbacher, CELA*, presented a virtual seminar on the CARES Act. Julie explained how this new legislation applied to small business owners and how they can best utilize its terms for the benefit of both themselves and their businesses. View replay

Landon Hodges, Esq., and Julie presented virtual client update seminars on April 21 and 22. The firm held these client update seminars to inform current wealth protection planning clients of changes in the law and how it may affect them, specifically the provisions addressed under the SECURE Act. View replay

The process of estate planning can vary greatly from individual to individual and family to family. No two estate plans are the same, or at least, they probably shouldn't be. There are several tools that can be used in estate planning, and which ones should be used by different people vary. In episode 10 of the Second Half of Life podcast, "What's in Your Estate Planning Toolbox?," Attorney Landon Hodges and Long-Term Care Planner Kristin Daugherty take a look at some of these tools that will assist people in planning for their second half of life. Among several items, they discuss which documents everyone needs for estate planning, why a Power of Attorney may not be enough, beneficiary designations, advantages and disadvantages of transferring assets into a trust, special needs planning and ABLE accounts, and why pre-planning for long-term care costs provides the best options.

This episode is an audio recording of a virtual seminar originally presented on June 10, 2020. This and other episodes of the Second Half of Life podcast can be accessed on the Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak website, as well as on several podcast directories. The podcast is also available on most podcast platforms, including Apple PodcastsSpotifyTuneIn + Alexa, iHeartRadioStitcherPodcast AddictGoogle PodcastsPodchaserDeezerListen NotesBullhornOvercastPocket CastsCastro and Castbox.

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