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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Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
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.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
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