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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4 Elements of an Estate Strategy

4 Elements of an Estate Strategy

Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.

4 Steps to Protecting a Child with Disabilities

4 Steps to Protecting a Child with Disabilities

Planning for a child with special needs can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Managing the Risk of Outliving Your Money

Steps to help you sustain and grow your retirement savings.

And the Executor Is

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

Steps to Protecting a Child with Disabilities

Planning for children with special needs can be confusing but by working together, we can help navigate those challenges.

Problems with Probate

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

Managing an Inheritance

A windfall from a loved one can be both rewarding and complicated.

Trends in Charitable Giving

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

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What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

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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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

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

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

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.

When Do You Need a Will?

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

4 Elements of an Estate Strategy

Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.

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