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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Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.