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.
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
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Critical Estate Documents
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
What is the Value of Your Business?
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
Succeeding at Business Succession
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
Choosing a Business Structure
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
When Heirs are Imperfect
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
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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 Is My Current Net Worth?
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
What's My Potential Estate Tax?
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
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When Do You Need a Will?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
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.
Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
4 Elements of an Estate Strategy
Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.
Safeguard Your Digital Estate
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?