Don't wait until a medical emergency happens while your child is away at college. There are some simple steps you should take and paperwork you need to have in place before your son or daughter leaves for college--being prepared can save you time and worry. Don't know what a durable power of attorney is or why having one in place for your student is so important? Read on.
If you are like many Americans, you probably have an aging parent as well as children still at home. You may also not be prepared in the event your parent gets sick. From HIPPA privacy laws to what is covered under Medicare, being prepared before a crisis occurs is advisable. We've got some tips to get you started.