Many people who are unfamiliar with estate planning believe that all they really need to plan for their passing and the transfer of their assets is a last will and testament. However, a truly solid and cohesive estate plan will have several components that will help minimize the stress experienced by your loved ones after […]
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Through a Living Trust, You Can Save Your Loved Ones the Hassle of Probate
Although the primary benefit of a revocable living trust is its ability to avoid the probate process, there are numerous other ways in which using this estate planning tool can protect your assets and loved ones well into the future. In fact, it can save your family members and friends considerable headaches after you pass […]
Don’t Forget About Digital Assets When Planning for Your Estate
As you develop your estate plan, it is important to consider all your assets—including those in digital form. This includes any online accounts, social media profiles, blogs and various digital files that will remain on the internet after your death. Although you might not be able to leave ownership of these items behind in your […]
The Federal Estate Tax May Be on the Chopping Block—But What Is It, Exactly?
One of the regular campaign promises President Donald Trump made on his way to the White House was a repeal of the estate tax, commonly referred to by critics as the “death tax.” Its repeal would be a controversial decision for a variety of reasons, with many proponents of the tax arguing that it would […]
Advance Healthcare Directives Can Offer Greater Peace of Mind for Everyone
While most people avoid thinking about it, it's important to consider your end of life medical care. Learn how medical directives can help you do that.
Report: More than 60 Percent of Americans Fail to Engage in Proper Estate Planning
According to a recent survey, only 4 out of 10 American's have established a living will and testament. In this blog post we explore these new findings.