Estate

Effective estate management enables you to manage your affairs during your lifetime and control the distribution of your wealth after death. An effective estate strategy can spell out your healthcare wishes and ensure that they're carried out – even if you are unable to communicate. It can even designate someone to manage your financial affairs should you be unable to do so.

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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

The Basic Elements of Estate Planning

The Basic Elements of Estate Planning

While estate planning may seem to be primarily the purview of the ultra-wealthy, the truth is that it’s a multifaceted process that can provide benefits to people in many different economic situations.

When Do You Need a Will?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

When Heirs are Imperfect

The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.

Managing an Inheritance

A windfall from a loved one can be both rewarding and complicated.

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Plan – Yes, Even You

No matter where you are in your life – just starting out, a couple years into your career or planning for retirement – you can and should have an estate plan.

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Perspectives on Estate Planning

Estate Planning is not just for the extremely wealthy

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

4 Elements of an Estate Strategy

Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

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