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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Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.
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If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
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