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.

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Estate Management 101

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.

Problems with Probate

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

Put It in a Letter

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: Legacy and Estate

You wouldn’t leave your paycheck on the bus. Without basic estate planning, your wealth is equally at risk.

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

Estate Management Checklist

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

And the Executor Is

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

Planning Your Legacy

Legacy or estate planning is part of good retirement planning. Here are a few things to consider when working on your plan.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

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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