Budgeting for a Special Needs loved one

Are you planning for the future of your Special Needs loved one?  Often the first question you will ask is, “how much money will they need in the future”?  The answer to that simple question is not so simple.  There is a complex array of factors that you must consider when carefully making this assessment.  Additionally, the number you come up with today may not be the same number you come up with later on down the road.  The amount required of your loved one will be a moving target as circumstances change, needs or desires change, or abilities of the individual change.  Therefore, you should do your best to plan for today, and make adjustments as often as necessary. Read more