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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Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
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This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
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Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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