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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Managing an Inheritance

Managing an Inheritance

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

When Heirs are Imperfect

When Heirs are Imperfect

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

Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy

Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy

Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.

Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy

Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.

Yours, Mine, and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriage

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

And the Executor Is

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

When Heirs are Imperfect

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

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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.

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