With Open Arms: Embracing A Bright Financial Future For You And Your Child

Easter Seals and the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) have collaborated to create a 72-page financial planning booklet for parents, caregivers, grandparents or others involved in the care of a special needs child. Included is information on estate planning, finding the right lawyer or knowledgeable financial planner, wills, special-needs trusts, government benefits, savings options, insurance plans, and other available resources. Easter Seals and NEFE encourage families tos tart financial planning when their child with a disability is at a young age.

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    Caught up in the daily responsibilities of caring for a child with a disability, parents often push financial planning to the back burner. Postponing financial planning is understandable when a child's daily needs are more pressing, but this lapse can result in someone else choosing a child's future, should parents become unable to oversee his or her care. Easter Seals and the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) have collaborated to create a 72-page financial planning booklet for parents, caregivers, grandparents or others involved in the care of a special needs child. Included is information on estate planning, finding the right lawyer or knowledgeable financial planner, wills, special-needs trusts, government benefits, savings options insurance plans and other available resources. Easter Seals and NEFE encourage families to start financial planning when their child with a disability is at a young age. The Denver-based National Endowment for Financial Education is an independent, non-profit foundation committed to educating Americans about personal finance and empowering them to make positive and sound decisions to reach financial goals. NEFE accomplishes this mission in part through unique collaborations with other national non-profit organizations to develop tailored financial literacy materials.

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