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How to Protect an Estate from a Rotten Son-in-Law

Do I Need to Update My Estate Plan?

Even though it is critical for your assets, family and legacy, estate planning tends to fall to the bottom of people’s to-do lists. What new parent wants to draft a will, while finalizing a nursery paint color?

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States with the Best Tax Rates for Retirees

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act raised the federal estate tax exemption considerably. Before the tax reform law, it was $5.49 million per person for 2017. It’s up to $11.7 million for 2021 ($23.4 million for a married couple).

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What Happens If You Don’t Name Beneficiaries?

If you’ve had an IRA and a 401(k) for many years, you may occasionally ask yourself some questions: ‘Am I contributing enough?’ ‘Am I still funding these accounts with the right mix of investments for my goals and risk tolerance?

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Why Do You Need a Health Care Directive?

A heath care directive is a legal document that lets you express your health care preferences and, if you wish, designate authority to someone to make care decisions for you, if you cannot make them yourself.

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How Does Probate Work?

There is a general understanding that every adult should have a last will and testament. However, for most people, exactly how that will is used remains a mystery.

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