Smart Ways to Handle an Inheritance

By |2022-06-02T15:38:20+00:00June 10th, 2022|Blog, Estate Planning, Estate Planning, Tax Law, Tips|

We’ve all heard stories of lottery winners who have gone bankrupt. While an impending inheritance for you may not be on the same level as winning the lottery jackpot, there are still things you should be aware of when it comes to smart ways to handle an inheritance. Your inheritance may include more than [...]

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Estate Planning Shortcuts Could Lead to Costly Mistakes

By |2022-06-16T02:24:19+00:00June 3rd, 2022|Blog, Estate Planning, Estate Planning, Tips|

Estate planning can be an overwhelming task, leading many people to make mistakes by taking shortcuts or pushing off important tasks to complete your plan. Whether you already have an established estate plan or you’re thinking of starting one, estate planning shortcuts can lead to costly mistakes for you and your loved one. Read on [...]

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What Happens to Your Minor Children if You Don’t Have an Estate Plan?

By |2022-06-16T02:34:36+00:00May 20th, 2022|Blog, Estate Planning, Estate Planning|

A common question when it comes to estate planning is “what happens if I don’t have a will?” The probate process will vary by state, but not having an estate plan can be stressful for your loved ones when the time comes or an emergency arises. This can be especially harmful if you have young [...]

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Here’s How to Handle Irresponsible Beneficiaries

By |2021-11-15T16:23:16+00:00November 26th, 2021|Blog, Estate Planning, Estate Planning, Tips|

Every family has different circumstances and dynamics. Irresponsible beneficiaries can be hard to plan for. Maybe you’re planning to leave everything to your children but they are still young. Maybe your ideal beneficiaries have other challenges they are facing like health problems, addiction, or aren’t financially responsible enough.  Considering your beneficiaries’ circumstances and futures [...]

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What Estate Planning Documents Do I Need?

By |2021-09-10T14:25:14+00:00September 10th, 2021|Blog, Estate Planning, Estate Planning, Tips|

With so many misconceptions about estate planning, it’s hard to know what you need to have prepared for your loved ones in case the worst happens. Many think that an estate plan just involves having a will. Of course a will is great to have, but there is much more to an estate plan [...]

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Do You Need a Trust-Based Estate Plan?

By |2021-08-13T14:31:08+00:00August 13th, 2021|Blog, Estate Planning, Tips|

Many times when thinking of an estate plan, most people think of having a will. A will is great to have, but there may be more benefits to having a trust-based estate plan. A will documents your wishes for the distribution of your assets upon your death. With a trust plan, you have more [...]

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Scholastic CEO Billionaire Leaves Nothing for His Family

By |2021-08-06T14:20:57+00:00August 6th, 2021|Blog, Business Structure, Estate Planning, Estate Planning, Tips|

Leaving A Legacy You’ve heard the recent news that a billionaire died unexpectedly leaving a very surprising estate plan. Scholastic CEO M. Richard Robinson Jr. died unexpectedly in June 2021 and left behind a plan to leave control of the $1.2 billion company to its Chief Strategy Officer of the company, Iole Lucchese, whom [...]

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Just Married? Here’s the Estate Planning Documents You Need

By |2021-07-12T16:43:59+00:00July 9th, 2021|Blog, Estate Planning, Estate Planning, Tips|

Wedding season is upon us! If you’re reading this you may be a newlywed or on your way down the aisle, and if so- congratulations! Estate planning for newlyweds is the best way to start your marriage out with peace of mind knowing you and your spouse are protected. There’s so much that goes [...]

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Where’s Your Money Going? Estate Planning Tips to Keep Your Money in Your Family

By |2021-06-18T14:21:59+00:00June 18th, 2021|Blog, Estate Planning, Estate Planning, Tax Law, Tips|

Let’s face it, we know thinking about what happens after you die isn’t something you necessarily want to think about or talk about. With the “greatest wealth transfer in history” in our midst, it’s important to know what happens to your assets when you die and how you can properly plan for them to [...]

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Do You Believe These Estate Planning Myths?

By |2021-05-14T14:58:44+00:00May 14th, 2021|Blog, Estate Planning, Estate Planning, Tips|

Estate planning can be a daunting process, and these common estate planning myths don’t help to lift the curtain on how important estate planning is and how everyone needs a plan. Many of these estate planning myths leave people thinking they don’t have the means or necessarily need an estate plan at all. We [...]

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