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.

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Plan – Yes, Even You

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Plan – Yes, Even You

No matter where you are in your life – just starting out, a couple years into your career or planning for retirement – you can and should have an estate plan.

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.

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.

Choosing a Business Structure

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

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Plan – Yes, Even You

No matter where you are in your life – just starting out, a couple years into your career or planning for retirement – you can and should have an estate plan.

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

When Heirs are Imperfect

The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.

Managing an Inheritance

A windfall from a loved one can be both rewarding and complicated.

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What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Perspectives on Estate Planning

Estate Planning is not just for the extremely wealthy

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.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

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

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.

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