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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Perspectives on Estate Planning

Perspectives on Estate Planning

Estate Planning is not just for the extremely wealthy

Problems with Probate

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

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.

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

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."

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Perspectives on Estate Planning

Estate Planning is not just for the extremely wealthy

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

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.

4 Elements of an Estate Strategy

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

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

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