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.

 
 
 
Safeguard Your Digital Estate

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.

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.

 

Critical Estate Documents

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

Choosing a Business Structure

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

Estate Management Checklist

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

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.

Trends in Charitable Giving

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

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

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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'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.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

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

When Do You Need a Will?

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

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.

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

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