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.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
A windfall from a loved one can be both rewarding and complicated.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?