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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Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

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.

A Checklist for When a Spouse or Parent Passes

An overview of some fundamental steps when a loved one passes.

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

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

What is the Value of Your Business?

Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

3 Estate Challenges for Blended Families

This article will help your clients with blended families think and prepare their estate strategy.

Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts (GRATs)

Explaining Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts (GRATs) and their benefit to estate strategy.

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What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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4 Elements of an Estate Strategy

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

When Do You Need a Will?

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

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

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

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