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Estate Plan

5 Things Estate Planning Can Do for You and Your Business

Kc Agu | Posted 03.31.2017 | Business
Kc Agu

You spent the last 15 years of your life building your business from ground zero to a million dollars. In the event of your untimely demise, the government slaps an estate tax or death tax on your business and reduces the worth of your business by 50 percent.

9 Life Changes That Require An Estate Plan Review

Steve Cook | Posted 08.17.2016 | Fifty
Steve Cook

As painful as it is to consider, estate plans are critical. If anything happens to you, it's important to know your loved ones are taken care of and your wishes are honored. Throughout life, those last wishes change with the major events you go through.

Expert Offers Advice on Estate Planning: Why You Should Plan Ahead and What Can Happen If You Don't

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 06.19.2016 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

If you've postponed doing any advance planning, such as organizing your records, making health care decisions in advance, or doing estate planning, you're not alone.

4 Estate Planning Documents Everybody Needs

Steve Cook | Posted 06.09.2015 | Money
Steve Cook

Many people think that estate plans are just for the wealthy, but that's just not true. I know you're thinking to yourself, this guy's a lawyer, of...

Making an IRA Part of Your Estate Plan | Posted 11.25.2014 | Money

I'm a big proponent of making IRA's part of your estate plan. They have many attributes a person can utilize when planning for the inevitable.

9 Ways To Make Things Easier For Your Survivors

Next Avenue | Posted 04.20.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Scott Taylor Smith Take these important estate planning steps now so your loved ones will carry out your wishes prop...

4 Legal Issues To Consider Before Marrying Again

Ann Margaret Carrozza | Posted 05.28.2013 | Fifty
Ann Margaret Carrozza

Love may be lovelier -- but it is also a whole lot more complicated the second time around. Record numbers of us will, one day, be in a second marriage. The pool of eligible second marriage candidates is vast as a result of both the high divorce rate and increased longevity. But before saying 'I do' (again), there are a few legal issues that merit consideration.