estate planning Tag

Facing choices that consider the end of life is difficult. Planning your estate when you don’t have children may present even more significant complications. With no children, you may skip estate planning. But it's still critically important. Knowing how to proceed, what documents to prepare,...

If you have recently lost a member of your family, you are no doubt experiencing an emotional and stressful time. Finances may be the last thing on your mind, but they’re something you will need to handle. You might be hearing the word “probate” and...

The far-reaching consequences of a new tax law have dominated headlines and news feeds across the country lately. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed on December 20, signals a sea change. One major area it affects in estate taxes. Let’s take at what the...

No one likes to think about their own mortality, but reflecting on how you can make a difference when you’re no longer around brings many people great joy. We often think about the legacy we’re building for our own children or grandchildren, both tangible and...

Just hearing the words estate planning may elicit a range of emotions. Most people connect it immediately with death, and all of the fear, sorrow, and trepidation that the subject engenders. Well, if you’ve experienced loss you know that it’s not a time when you...