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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A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Steps to help you sustain and grow your retirement savings.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?