"Gray divorce" is a term often used for marriage separations among the 50-and-older age group. According to national statistics, more and more Minnesotans are going through gray divorces. It's important to note that many older ex-spouses face added challenges such as health issues, social isolation and financial problems.
Many of us are aware of the Netflix series Nurse Jackie starring Edie Falco. The series, a medical comedy-drama, chronicles the life of superstar, but pain-killer addicted nurse Jackie Peyton. The series ran from 2009 to 2015. But what we may not be aware of is that high numbers of our Twin City nurses struggle with pain killer and alcohol addiction.
Estate planning is rarely a high priority for young people in Minnesota and around the country, and studies reveal that three in four American millennials have not drafted a last will and testament. This can be a delicate subject even for those who expect to live for several more decades, but financial experts say that there are good reasons for even young adults to put at least a rudimentary estate plan into place.