Each week, First Demo Credit Union and Real Finance offer a new financial concept to explore. Our current topics are below.
An introduction to a step-by-step review of some of the most pressing issues parents of children with special needs face. The week provides a roadmap for addressing the issues.
By running a variety of calculations adjusting for different life scenarios, parents can accurately determine how much they'll need to save to secure the financial independence of their children.
A review of what you need to know about special needs estate planning: the most important information about trusts, wills, and trustees.
Addresses why letters of intent are so critical and how to go about drafting one.
Power of attorney and guardianship differ considerably in the durability of powers granted and the level of court involvement. Take the time to fully investigate the merits of both approaches.
A review of programs that can help parents save money for their child's future.
How to build a team - a network of advocates and professionals who have the experience and resources necessary to secure your child's future.
A look at the factors influencing how we spend and save money.