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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Put It in a Letter

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

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

Quickstart Guide to Estate Planning Terms

In the hustle and bustle of life, it’s easy to postpone long-term planning, especially for uncomfortable topics. Then there’s the barrier of language. It’s hard to make an estate plan without knowing the terminology of estate planning or what questions to ask.

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

When Heirs are Imperfect

The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.

4 Steps to Protecting a Child with Disabilities

Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.

A Checklist for When a Spouse or Parent Passes

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

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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What Is My Current Net Worth?

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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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.

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