Estate Laws

  1. Estate Plans Should Include Instruction Manuals

    Death is not something that we wish to dwell on, but estate planning—and figuring ...
  2. Why Estate Planning Is Easier Than You Think

    When done properly, estate planning ensures that your beneficiaries receive your ...
  3. Mistakes to Avoid When You Own Life Insurance

    How to avoid some common mistakes that can cause tax and inheritance problems when ...
  4. 3 Secrets You Didn't Know About Estate Planning

    Three estate planning secrets every advisor and saver needs to know.
  5. Pros/Cons of Storing Estate-Planning Papers Online

    Digital storage takes the hassle out of keeping track of estate-planning paperwork, ...
  6. Avoid These 11 High-Net-Worth Money Mistakes

    With larger sums come more chances for bigger mistakes. Here is a list of 11 common ...
  1. In-Depth Guide To Estate Planning

    The process of planning your estate takes careful consideration. Skip any of these ...
  2. Estate Planning Basics

    Deciding what will happen to your assets when you pass away is a must - no matter ...
  1. Are estate planning fees tax deductible?

    The costs of estate planning can be significant. Are any of these expenses deductible to the taxpayer or are they merely ...
  2. What causes a stock account to be escheated?

    Learn about what causes a stock account to be escheated, including how to maintain an active account and avoid forfeiting ...
  3. Are 401(k) accounts escheatable?

    Find out how your 401(k) retirement savings plan is protected from escheatment by ERISA, including when this protection can ...
  4. Are IRA accounts escheatable?

    Find out how and when your IRA can be escheated by the state government, including the difference between escheatment of ...
  1. Estate Planning: 16 Things To Do Before You Die

    Find out what you need to prepare to avoid serious estate planning mistakes.
  2. Top 8 Estate Planning Mistakes

    Proper planning will help ensure that your wishes are honored and your heirs are ...
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