Category : Lifestyle

Get Ready for Back-to-School

When enrolling my daughter in kindergarten in 2010, our school of choice required her to take a placement test. I didn’t give a thought as to what the test might ask her. Tie her shoes? Sing the alphabet? Point to…

0 Comments / 15 View / June 30, 2017

Writing Off Your Business Miles: A Crash Course

Track the miles you drive for work to deduct the cost from your taxes. Use a mileage log to give an accurate number to the government. When you drive for work, you’re eligible to take a write-off for nearly all…

0 Comments / 39 View / May 31, 2017

Does Your Dated Deck Need Some TLC?

As the first rays of springtime sun begin to peep through April’s clouds, warming the air and teasing us with the promise of even pleasanter weather to come, we turn our mind’s eye toward the approaching days when we can…

0 Comments / 77 View / April 1, 2017

The ABLE Act – New Pennsylvania Law Provides Additional Tool for Special-Needs Planning

The federal Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act was enacted in December 2014. The federal law authorizes each state to develop their own ABLE programs, and many states have moved quickly to implement ABLE, including Pennsylvania, where on April…

0 Comments / 60 View / February 27, 2017

What Will You Be Doing on April Fools’ Day?

I hope you’ll be gathering your friends and family and heading over to the fourth annual Dauphin County women’s expo on Saturday, April 1—April Fools’ Day! It’s always an exciting day, with vendors offering information on just about anything imaginable—pets,…

0 Comments / 36 View / February 27, 2017

Exploring Mayan Ruins

The ideal vacation varies from person to person. It could be relaxing with no agenda, catching some rays with a good book in hand, pursuing your favorite sport or hobby, enjoying time with friends, or perhaps a bit of adventure….

0 Comments / 14 View / January 31, 2017

Why Women Need Life Insurance

What Female Executives, Mom-Preneurs, and All Other Working Women Need to Know In the 21st century, women are redefining their roles at work and at home. Women have more options than ever, from full-time careers outside the home to careers…

0 Comments / 64 View / December 30, 2016

Planning for the Future of Our Children

The holidays are just around the corner, and many parents and grandparents may be wondering what gift could they give children that would make a lasting impression, perhaps not on the gift-giving day, but years down the road and long…

0 Comments / 22 View / December 1, 2016

Putting Their Hands Where Their Hearts Are

There are no big “W’s” on their shirtfronts, and they don’t stand around with arms akimbo and legs firmly planted. It’s their quiet actions that make these three the “Wonder Women” of the Veterans Helping Hand in York. Collette Walker,…

0 Comments / 57 View / November 1, 2016

Medicaid’s Five-Year Look-Back Rule

One of the most confusing and misunderstood topics in elder law is Medicaid’s five-year look-back rule. The following are five points that I hope will demystify this rule for you. (This discussion is based on information available as of July…

0 Comments / 54 View / November 1, 2016