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Funding your Revocable Living Trust

Posted on: March 23rd, 2015
The key to probate avoidance is proper asset ownership, including the full funding of your Revocable Living Trust....

Naming a Successor Trustee

Posted on: August 6th, 2013
If you have a revocable living trust, you probably named yourself as trustee so you can continue to manage your own financial affairs, but eventually someone will need to step in for you when you are no longer able to act due to incapacity or after your death. The Successor Trustee plays an important role in the effective execution of your estate plan....

Planning an Inheritance for your Minor Children

Posted on: February 26th, 2013
Every parent wants to make sure their children are provided for in the event something happens to them while the children are still minors. Grandparents, aunts, uncles and other relatives often want to leave some of their assets to young children, too. But good intentions and poor planning often have unintended results...

The Many Needs for Life Insurance in our Lives

Posted on: January 18th, 2013
The main reasons most people have life insurance are to pay final expenses (medical, funeral, burial, etc.), replace an income stream and/or create wealth for our dependents after we die. Life insurance can also play an important role in business, estate planning and charitable giving....

Estate Planning for Young Families

Posted on: January 7th, 2013
Many young families put off estate planning because they are young and healthy, or because they don't think they can afford it. But even a healthy, young adult can be taken suddenly by an accident or illness....
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