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How to Value Jewelry Inherited From a Loved One
If you have inherited potentially valuable jewelry, one of your first priorities should be having it appraised by a professional jewelry appraisal.
What Is a Life Estate?
A life estate is property owned by an individual during their lifetime and prevents beneficiaries from selling the property before death.
What Is Estate Planning? Definition, Meaning, and Key Components
Estate planning is the preparation of tasks that serve to manage an individual's asset base in the event of their incapacitation or death.
A Quick Guide to High-Net-Worth Estate Planning
A quick estate planning guide for high-net-worth individuals to help minimize taxes and costs.
4 Reasons Estate Planning Is So Important
Estate planning isn’t fun, but the consequences of not doing it can be devastating for your heirs—or at least not what you intended.
Taxable estate is the portion of a deceased person's net assets subject to taxation after deductions.
The 7 Best Estate-Planning Books of 2023
Estate-planning books help plan the future of your estate. We researched the best options for you, including overall guides, useful checklists, books to protect against abuse and scams, and ways to avoid probate.
Vesting: What It Is and How It Works in Retirement and Benefits
Vesting is a legal term common to employer-provided benefits that means to give or earn a right to a present or future payment, asset, or benefit.
How Does the New Tax Law Affect Your Estate Plan?
The tax reform enacted at the end of 2017 will have a far-reaching impact on many areas of tax and financial planning.
Tips to Help Siblings Avoid or Resolve an Estate Battle
Sibling disputes over a parent's estate can be lengthy and expensive, but there are steps that can be taken to avoid conflict.