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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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.

Succeeding at Business Succession

Succeeding at Business Succession

There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

When Do You Need a Will?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

Estate Strategies of the Rich and Famous

The examples of famous celebrities underline the need for a clear estate strategy.

Critical Estate Documents

Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.

Managing an Inheritance

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

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

A Living Trust Primer

Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.

Choosing a Business Structure

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

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What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

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.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

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?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

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