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.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A windfall from a loved one can be both rewarding and complicated.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
If you’ve been re-married or divorced, these family structures may present some unique challenges. This article will help your clients with blended families think and prepare their estate strategy.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.
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.
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