Sheryl Smolkin

Sheryl Smolkin is a freelance writer and President of Sheryl Smolkin & Associates Ltd. A reformed pension lawyer, Sheryl specializes in retirement, employee benefits and other workplace issues.

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Understanding Power of Attorney
Understanding Power of Attorney

When my mother revised her will several years ago, she gave Power of Attorney (POA) for both health and property to my sister and me. More recently, her dementia progressed to the point where we've had to take over her financial affairs. But it wasn't as simple as presenting the POAs. One financial institution required a...

January 3rd, 2018 | Sheryl Smolkin