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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Estate Management 101

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.

Estate Management Checklist

Estate Management Checklist

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

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.

Managing an Inheritance

A windfall from a loved one can be both rewarding and complicated.

What is the Value of Your Business?

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

Problems with Probate

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

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy

Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

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

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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

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

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 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.

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