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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Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

4 Steps to Protecting a Child with Disabilities

Planning for a child with special needs can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.

Yours, Mine, and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriage

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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When Do You Need a Will?

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

Perspectives on Estate Planning

Estate Planning is not just for the extremely wealthy

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

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

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

4 Elements of an Estate Strategy

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

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.

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