Tag Archives for " Wills and Trusts "

Apr 13

The Key Differences Between Wills and Trusts

What are the key differences between wills and trusts? When discussing estate planning, a will is what most people think of first. Indeed, wills have been the most popular method for passing on assets to heirs for hundreds of years. But wills aren’t your only option. And if you rely on a will alone to […]

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Mar 02

Estate Planning Best Practices Gleaned From Famous Celebrity Deaths

We can all learn a lot from celebrity estate planning mistakes. Discussing death can be awkward, and many people would prefer just to ignore estate planning all together. However, ignoring—or even putting off—such planning can be a huge mistake, as these celebrity stories will highlight.The next time one of your relatives tells you they don’t […]

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Feb 16

How Will The New Tax Law Effect Your Family

President Trump signed the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bill into law on December 22, 2017, and the law includes a number of historic changes to the federal tax code. However, the vast majority of the most dramatic changes are aimed at business taxation, not individual taxpayers. So, how will the new tax law […]

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Oct 06

Easy Mistakes to Avoid When Passing Assets to Your Child

Setting up a trust fund for your children can ensure that the money you are leaving behind for them is taken care for them, in the way that you want. But your efforts in completing this important, yet somber task can be ruined by making one of these common mistakes.Leaving Assets Outright to KidsOne of […]

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