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.

 
 
 
Do You Feel Lucky?

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

 

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

What is the Value of Your Business?

Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

Succeeding at Business Succession

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

Why You Need an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

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What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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 Is My Current Net Worth?

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

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?

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

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

When Do You Need a Will?

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

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