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Toxic Torts and Unsafe Chemicals: Health Hazards

Danger is in the air, even if you can’t see it (or even smell it). The health hazards linked to chemicals like asbestos are fairly well-known, with some workers developing mesothelioma even when their exposure to asbestos occurred decades ago. But lesser-known substances like benzene, beryllium, and silica can be just as deadly. Potential dangers  Continue Reading »

Death and Taxes: What’s Happening with the Estate Tax?

For the first time since 1916, there’s no federal estate tax in place. That’s because the tax was set to expire at the end of 2009, and Congress surprised everyone by not voting to extend it. So, for deaths in 2010, there is no federal estate tax, and inherited property may be subject to higher  Continue Reading »

Late-Life Divorce: When 50 is the New Single

Divorce is never easy, but couples who decide to end their marriage a little later in life need to be prepared to face some unique challenges, all stemming from one fact: There is simply less time to recover financially when you divorce after 50. For older people, this reality can put a more urgent spotlight  Continue Reading »

New Credit Card Rules for 2010: Change Is in the Cards

With consumer credit card debt peaking in recent years, lawmakers have taken steps to ensure people know what they’re getting into before they sign up for a new credit card — and that they understand the financial impact of their credit card balances. A number of key protections for credit cardholders took effect in February.  Continue Reading »