Estate Planning

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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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.

Trends in Charitable Giving

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: Legacy and Estate

You wouldn’t leave your paycheck on the bus. Without basic estate planning, your wealth is equally at risk.

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

Asset and Account Consolidation for Your Estate

Investment account consolidation is important to consider for estate planning.

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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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.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

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