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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4 Elements of an Estate Strategy

4 Elements of an Estate Strategy

Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

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."

When Do You Need a Will?

When Do You Need a Will?

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

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

Choosing a Business Structure

Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”

Succeeding at Business Succession

There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

Yours, Mine, and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriage

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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When Do You Need a Will?

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

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Perspectives on Estate Planning

Estate Planning is not just for the extremely wealthy

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

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