Estate planning may look very simple on its face. At its simplest form, it can consist solely of a traditional last will and testament. But is this enough? Is this the most important thing? A practical approach to estate planning is one that focuses on the client’s goals. Estate planning can include simple powers of attorney, wills, and include revocable living trusts, irrevocable life insurance … [Read more...] about What are Your Most Important Estate Planning Goals?
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One of the most important aspects of estate planning is what I call “lifetime planning” also known as incapacity planning. That lifetime planning includes incorporating documents into your estate plan to provide decision making power to your loved ones in the event that you are unable to make decisions for yourself. These documents include a revocable living trust in which you name a successor … [Read more...] about How Do My Estate Planning Documents Work In The Event Of My Incapacity?
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Why not take the first step toward making your 2016 vision a reality? You are determined to set up a comprehensive estate plan to protect your family, your legacy and obtain peace of mind, and you know that by attending a FREE estate planning seminar you will be provided with up front information on why and how you can accomplish your goal. Take action now and register to attend a seminar … [Read more...] about 2016 Vision – Your Complete, Comprehensive Estate Plan
For many young adults, the consequences of not having an estate plan in place can be dire. Estate planning is not only tax and probate avoidance, but it is planning for lifetime and incapacity as well. One tragic case that many people are familiar with is that of Terry Schiavo. Terry Schiavo was a persistent vegetative state for 15 years. During the course of that 15 years, her husband … [Read more...] about Is Estate Planning Important for Young Adults?
“You may delay, but time will not,” Benjamin Franklin. Everyone knows that they need an estate plan, but few of us do anything about it. In fact, according to a 2007 study, more than 55% of Americans don’t even have a simple Will. And yet, the clock is ticking for all of us. So why don’t more of us actually put together an estate plan? For some, it’s a morbid fear that by thinking about death, … [Read more...] about 10 Essential Estate Planning Facts
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Health care reform is one of the biggest topics in the news lately but Americans buy a whole range of insurance products these days. Car insurance, homeowner’s insurance, health, dental, life insurance, even pet health insurance. It is important to also examine another insurance product out there: Long term care insurance. Assisted living and nursing home care is something that most people do … [Read more...] about Do I Need Long Term Care Insurance?
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