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John Bair

4 Critical Choices when Establishing a Special Needs Trust

Parents of children with special needs often rely on needs-based government programs to pay for daily necessities. Strictly complying with these programs – which include Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, and others – is critical to maintain eligibility. Part of […]

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Bringing More Women into the Workforce Would Boost Economic Growth

Women En Mass (WEM) explains the sentiment perfectly: “The world may have changed a great deal for women in America over the last 100 years, but there’s still work to be done.” Since the beginning of the 20th century, the […]

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Preparing for the Financial Costs of Caring for a Special Needs Child

I don’t know who said it first, but it’s certainly true: no one hands new parents a manual when they leave the hospital with their newborn. As parents, we simply face each new issue, surprise, and question as it comes, […]

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The Difference Between Simple and Compounding Interest

When requesting pre-settlement funding, one of the most important factors to consider is how a funding company will charge interest. This extra cost will be tacked on to the amount the borrower pays back to the funding company for the […]

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Moms: Know Your Rights in the Workplace

In the 21st century, it’s mind-boggling to think that mothers still face adversity when it comes to doing something as fundamental as feeding their children. Unfortunately, there continues to be a constant influx of viral articles and social media posts […]

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Texas Law On Cameras In Special Needs Classrooms Inspires Heated Debate

Texas has become the first state to require cameras in special education classrooms, upon the request of a parent. The new state law, which went into effect at the beginning of the 2017 school year, is intended to protect students […]

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New Issue of Living Safer is All About Educating Yourself

I’m in the business of helping people make informed decisions about their futures. At Milestone Consulting, we’re all about giving plaintiffs and attorneys the right tools to meet their financial needs now and in the years to come. Monolith Advisors […]

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The Benefits of Qualified Settlement Funds to Attorneys and Clients

Those lawyers who dedicate their career to mass tort litigation know all too well how complex the settlement process can be. After months or even years of litigation, any process that can help streamline and improve the disbursement of settlement […]

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3 Types of Trusts Parents of Kids with Special Needs Should Know About

You’re nearing the end of your child’s injury lawsuit and looking toward a settlement. As a parent, the responsibility of managing this incoming money may soon weigh heavy on you. How do you ensure the settlement proceeds will last through […]

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5 Activity Ideas for Kids with Sensory Challenges

Many of us do not realize how much stimulation we experience throughout a typical day until we’re with someone who has difficulty processing those stimuli. We at Milestone Consulting help families come up with strategies that provide lifelong financial support […]