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.

 
 
 
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

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

What is the Value of Your Business?

What is the Value of Your Business?

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

When Do You Need a Will?

When Do You Need a Will?

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

 

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

Asset and Account Consolidation for Your Estate

Investment account consolidation is important to consider for estate planning.

The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: Legacy and Estate

You wouldn’t leave your paycheck on the bus. Without basic estate planning, your wealth is equally at risk.

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

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

Planning Your Legacy

Legacy or estate planning is part of good retirement planning. Here are a few things to consider when working on your plan.

Problems with Probate

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

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What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

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

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

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

When Do You Need a Will?

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

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