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Estate Planning

Important estate planning ideas for a new parent

It’s hard to think about death when you’ve just brought new life into your home, but it’s important to make sure that your new baby’s future is protected.  While no one wants to imagine their child growing up without them, you want to be certain that they will be...

Making sure that your will is valid 

A final will is a crucial part of any estate plan. This document can ensure that your assets are inherited by the people who you want to benefit from them.  When drafting a will, there are a few crucial components to consider. If the following factors are not included...

How to help charitable causes in your estate plan

Over the years, you’ve raised a family and also carried out work in the charity sector. Both of these aspects are extremely important to you, and you’d like your estate plan to reflect this. You know that you can leave assets to your loved ones through a will, trusts...

How can you ensure that your heir keeps working?

You know that the inheritance you're going to leave to your child is enough that they wouldn't technically have to work again if they didn't want to. They could have a standard of living that is probably higher than what's enjoyed by most people in the United States,...

How to bring up estate planning, naturally

If you're worried that your parents haven't done their estate planning yet, it may be wise to bring it up. This can be an awkward conversation, but it's also a very important one to have. After all, if they pass away without an estate plan, that can cause a lot of...