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Oct
31
2017
A comprehensive estate plan can help your loved ones to avoid a litany of stresses and court procedures after your death. Therefore, it is important to prioritize detailed, high-quality estate planning, regardless of the stage of life you’re in. Unfortunately, many people are unfamiliar with the various tasks and strategies associated with estate planning—and this […]
Oct
29
2017
You have the right to disinherit anyone but your spouse or minor children from your last will and testament. Most commonly an issue when parents wish to disinherit adult children, it’s a decision you should never make lightly. After all, it could cause enormous rifts among your family members and beneficiaries, and potentially lead to […]
Oct
26
2017
Retirement accounts tend to make up a significant portion of people’s wealth. As you plan your estate, you must consider the impact your tax-deferred retirement accounts will have on your estate overall. These plans could include IRAs, 401(k)s and 403(b)s, among others. You should always take all the necessary steps to minimize the potential tax […]
Oct
23
2017
If you get into an accident or suffer an illness that leaves you unable to provide instructions for your own healthcare or to manage your finances, it is important to have powers of attorney in place to make sure you are covered. While it is never pleasant to think about these worst-case scenarios, acting now […]
Oct
20
2017
Among the greatest fears of people in the United States as they get older is that they will be forced into a nursing home at some point in their lives. There are plenty of reasons why individuals would want to avoid nursing homes, including a lack of personal autonomy and the huge costs of this […]