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.
Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.
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Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
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.
Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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? The answer is easy: Right Now.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
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?