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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Estate Management 101

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.

A Checklist for When a Spouse or Parent Passes

A Checklist for When a Spouse or Parent Passes

An overview of some fundamental steps when a loved one passes.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

Yours, Mine, and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriage

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

White Elephant Inheritance

This article deals with how one might deal with a burdensome inheritance.

Intellectual Property and Your Estate

Do you have intellectual property? Consider how you might include your IP into your estate strategy in this detailed article.

Succeeding at Business Succession

There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.

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What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

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

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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.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

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

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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