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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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.

3 Estate Challenges for Blended Families

3 Estate Challenges for Blended Families

This article will help your clients with blended families think and prepare their estate strategy.

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.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

White Elephant Inheritance

This article deals with how one might deal with a burdensome inheritance.

3 Estate Challenges for Blended Families

This article will help your clients with blended families think and prepare their estate strategy.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

Intellectual Property and Your Estate

Do you have intellectual property? Consider how you might include your IP into your estate strategy in this detailed article.

Choosing a Business Structure

Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”

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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.

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.

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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.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

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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