SMALL BUSINESS OWNER? KNOW WHAT CAN HAPPEN IF YOU BECOME INCAPACITATED OR PASS AWAY.

Preparing your company for your incapacity or death is vital to the survival of the enterprise. Otherwise, your business will be disrupted,…

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ARE PAY ON DEATH ACCOUNTS RIGHT FOR YOU?

A payable-on-death account, also called a POD account, is a common way to keep bank and investment accounts out of probate, the…

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ARE PAY ON DEATH ACCOUNTS RIGHT FOR YOU?

A payable-on-death account, also called a POD account, is a common way to keep bank and investment accounts out of probate, the…

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ORGANIZING FOR TAX (AND ESTATE PLANNING) SEASON

It’s the start of a new year, which means tax season—and this year’s April 17th IRS filing deadline—is just around the corner….

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DEBT AFTER DEATH: WHY YOU SHOULD THINK ABOUT IT WHEN PLANNING YOUR WILL

If you carry debt, do not assume that your death or incapacity will make it automatically disappear. To the contrary, the money…

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DEBT AFTER DEATH: WHY YOU SHOULD THINK ABOUT IT WHEN ESTATE PLANNING

If you carry debt, do not assume that your death or incapacity will make it automatically disappear. To the contrary, the money…

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THERE’S NEVER A BETTER TIME THAN NOW TO GET YOUR AFFAIRS IN ORDER

The idea of getting your financial and legal house in order is likely the last thing on your mind during the busy…

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FOUR REASONS WHY ESTATE PLANNING ISN’T JUST FOR THE WEALTHY

Estate planning is not only for the ultra-rich.  Recent polls conducted by AARP, Gallup and Caring, conclude similarly that more than half…

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IRAS, ANNUITIES AND GUARDIANSHIP: PROVIDING FOR YOUR MINOR CHILDREN AFTER YOU DIE

Deciding on a guardian for your minor children may very well be the most vexing decision you’ll make regarding your estate planning….

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HOW A LIVING TRUST HELPS YOUR FAMILY

There are several parts to an estate plan, one of them being a living trust. Common factors that prompt someone to create…

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