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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Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
An overview of some fundamental steps when a loved one passes.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
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.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
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.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?