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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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

When Heirs are Imperfect

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

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

3 Estate Challenges for Blended Families

This article will help your clients with blended families think and prepare their estate strategy.

Estate Strategies of the Rich and Famous

The examples of famous celebrities underline the need for a clear estate strategy.

A Living Trust Primer

Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.

Steps to Protecting a Child with Disabilities

Planning for children with special needs can be confusing but by working together, we can help navigate those challenges.

A Checklist for When a Spouse or Parent Passes

An overview of some fundamental steps when a loved one passes.

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."

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What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

When Do You Need a Will?

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

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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