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."
An overview of some fundamental steps when a loved one passes.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Steps to help you sustain and grow your retirement savings.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
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.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
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.
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