Captain Dan R. Morris served in the United States Air Force for five years during the Vietnam War. He pursued the Air Force due to his lack of excitement over having to "carry a rifle and sleep in the mud." While he had wanted to be a pilot, he was prevented due to his imperfect vision. Dan attended … [Read more...] about Captain Dan R. Morris: The Glory Days of MH's Fearless Leader
Protecting your loved ones and your assets is a fundamental step in planning your future, and is the foundation for all we do at MH. As this week's "planning ahead" blog posting we are going to break down the four basic steps to securing your future with an MH Estate Plan. Step 1: Use the best … [Read more...] about This Week: Four Steps to Protecting Your Estate
In 2007, a Gallup poll reported that 59 percent of people in the U.S. own a cat or dog. More importantly, many pet owners do not view their pets merely as animals; instead they see their pets as family members. People want to ensure that their other family members are taken care of after they die. … [Read more...] about Including Fluffy or Fido in the Will: The Benefits of Pet Trusts
Maintaining your home is a huge part of preventing future damage and expensive repairs. There are a number of things you can do on a regular basis to help avoid more problems down the road. So, the project for this week is to do a home walk-through to check on needed maintenance. As you walk through … [Read more...] about Time for a Household Maintenance Walk-Through
Estate planning gives you the option of leaving your assets to those of your choosing. Perhaps you may wish to leave assets to a person who is going through difficult financial times, maybe even needing to file for bankruptcy. Careful planners will want to ensure that their property passes to the … [Read more...] about Bankruptcy and Inheritance
If you have a Trust in the state of Arizona, you should be aware of the Arizona Trust Code (ATC) law change that was implemented in 2009. Although this law has been in effect for some time, we find that many individuals still have not updated their documents, and some are not yet aware of the need. … [Read more...] about Arizona Trust Code Law Change
If you've been reading along with us, you may remember our April posting about planting a garden. Well, if you started gardening with us, than by now most of your spring/summer plants will have stopped producing and should be removed to make room for plants that can handle the colder temperatures. … [Read more...] about This Week: Get Your Winter Garden Going!
As much as we hate to admit it, there may likely come a time in our lives when we are incapable of making decisions for ourselves. We may find ourselves incapacitated mentally, physically or emotionally, impairing our judgment and making it necessary for someone else to protect us and make vital … [Read more...] about What is a Power of Attorney and Why Do You Need One?
Life is filled with uncertainties and comes with no guarantees. There are many occurrences we could never have anticipated. However, there are things we can do to help prepare ourselves for the unforeseen events, such as creating important legal documents. On February 25, 1990, Terri Schiavo … [Read more...] about Terri Schiavo and the Need for a Living Will
Article provided by guest author Kelly Dodds, Community Relations Coordinator at Encore Senior Village in Tucson In my experience as a person working with the older population, I am often approached by my friends and colleagues asking how to protect themselves in the future as they age. I always … [Read more...] about Assisted Living and Long-Term Care Insurance