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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Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
If you’ve been re-married or divorced, these family structures may present some unique challenges. This article will help your clients with blended families think and prepare their estate strategy.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.