“Becoming a parent is one of the greatest joys in life but it also brings with it a lot of responsibilities.When your child is born you might not think immediately about estate planning, but if you’re smart, you will know that you need to consider this question now! Getting this…
If you or someone you know is reluctant to complete an estate plan due to privacy concerns, this article can provide helpful information and options. My dad refuses to create an estate plan. Can I save my inheritance from taxes?
“As life happens and things change — and as you pass big milestones like getting married, having children or retiring — your estate plan and will should change too.” – Jennifer Bradley Franklin Estate planning triggers: When to re-evaluate your estate planning strategy
“As an Evite it’s a guaranteed loser: Come talk about the financial and long-term caregiving needs and eventual death of your parents! Doing that, though, could make later life a lot smoother for both parents and kids.” Everybody Dies. It’s Time To Have The Talk
Whether you’ve been appointed an executor to someone’s will or you’re contemplating who you’ll appoint in your estate plan, it’s important to know a little more about what the job entails. This article breaks it down well: Named Executor of a Will: Now What?
Are you facing tough decisions with your aging parents? As your parents age, conversations regarding driving and housing (among other things) will be important to have. This article provides excellent perspective and advice. “Decisions that are made with concern for both a parent’s safety and dignity, are likely to meet…
One of the most difficult decisions facing parents when creating their estate plan is how to choose a legal guardian for their children. This article contains outstanding advice for those who are grappling with this decision: How to Choose a Legal Guardian for Your Children
Families of children with special needs have additional matters to consider when putting together their estate plan. This article outlines some great advice: Special Advice For Special Needs Parents
Who doesn’t love a good Top 10 List? Especially when it’s Estate Planning themed! Take a look at some more good reasons to get your Estate Plan in place. Life lessons of the rich and famous: Why you need an estate plan
Charitable giving is an important component of many estate plans. If you’re planning to include charitable contributions in YOUR estate plan, here are some things to keep in mind: 9 Ways To Gift Your Assets To Charity