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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Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
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Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
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If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
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A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.