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Death of a Loved One

Ensuring Your Home Is Passed on to Your Children

The estate planning process offers three options for passing on your home to your children. A will, living trust, or modification to the deed of your home are all ways to make sure your family home stays in the family. Read more…

A Signed and Sealed – But Not Delivered – Beneficiary Form Doesn’t Count

A beneficiary form is one of the most helpful estate planning tools, but don’t make the mistake of not filing. Even if the form is signed and sealed, it will not be accepted by your financial institution if it is not filed—unintentionally leaving your loved ones out in the cold despite your good intentions. Read more…

Taking Digital Assets into Consideration in Estate Planning

Ever wonder what will happen to your digital assets when you pass away? The topic is becoming increasingly relevant as more of us use online accounts, and it’s important to have a plan. Read more…

Ways to Avoid Probate

Avoiding the probate process can save time and money when settling your estate. Learn three things you can to do make the process easier for your loved ones after you’re gone. Read more…

It Might Be Time to Revise Your Will

One thing in life is certain – there will be many changes along the way. Having a will is an important tool to make sure your assets are handled according to your wishes. It’s important to periodically revise this document as your life changes. Read more…

Revocable Trusts, Wills, and Dealing with Probate

You have various strategies to choose from when planning how you would like your assets to be distributed and your wishes carried out when you pass. You’ll likely choose to have a living trust or a will – but it’s important to understand probate. Read more…

You Have Been Named Executor of a Will – Now What?

Being named the executor of an estate is an honor, but it can also be an overwhelming responsibility. It’s important to understand everything you will be responsible for to ensure your loved one’s wishes are carried out as intended. Read more…

Peace of Mind Provided by Prepaid Funeral Plans Might Be Misleading

To relieve their families of the burden of planning a funeral, many people plan and pay for them in advance. Unfortunately, prepaid funeral plans are fraught with potential traps. Read more…

The Risks of Using Joint Tenancy to Avoid Probate

Owning assets jointly with one or more children or other heirs is a common estate planning “shortcut.” But like many shortcuts, it can produce unintended—and costly—consequences. Read more…

Estate Administration – The Devil is in the Details, Part Three

Unfortunately, many individuals never create a will or trust, leaving their relatives with the responsibility not only of handling their estate but of doing their best to guess what their parent or loved one would have want Read more…


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