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 can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
An overview of some fundamental steps when a loved one passes.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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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A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.