Can a 529 Plan Help with Estate Planning?
You can set up a 529 savings plan account for any beneficiary. You can also set up accounts for as many beneficiaries as you want.
What Is the Purpose of a Pet Trust?
Many well-off pet owners have left millions of dollars to their cats, dogs and even chickens—perhaps most notoriously Leona Helmsley, who left US$12 million when she died in 2007 to her white Maltese dog Trouble.
Why are Trusts a Good Idea?
Whether you are trying to protect your assets from possible creditors, prevent young heirs from spending their inheritance or minimize estate taxes, there is likely a trust for you.
Create a Legacy With Your IRAs
Maximize the impact of your legacy and make sure it supports the people and causes that are most important to you.
Can Estate Planning Reduce Taxes?
Upstream basis planning is a trust strategy that can save wealthy people on their capital gains taxes and income taxes associated with highly appreciated assets.
Living Trust vs. Last Will – Which is Right for You?
In this article, we will address two terms which some people use interchangeably, but which are very different things: living trusts and estate plans.
What Is the Best Way to Leave Money to Children?
Providing for future generations shouldn’t be (overly) taxing. To manage taxes as you pass down your assets, look into UTMAs, 529s, child IRAs and trusts.
Special Needs Planning
Estate planning should always be customized to each individual creating a plan. This is particularly important when planning for beneficiaries with disabilities.
Who Is the Best Choice for Power of Attorney?
These agents take over your affairs in specific areas, if you become physically or mentally incapacitated.
What Legal Terms in Estate Planning do Non-Lawyers Need to Know?
For most people, entering the realm of estate planning can feel a bit like traveling as a tourist into another culture. Because the language itself is unfamiliar, asking a question can result in an answer that is equally confusing.