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Establishing an Endowed Scholarship: A Strategic Approach to Charitable Giving in Estate Planning

POSTED ON: February 21, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
Discover the transformative power of endowed scholarships in estate planning. Plan to create a lasting legacy while providing invaluable support for students. From the endowment process to managing tax implications, this article offers insights and strategies for making a meaningful impact.
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Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples or Non-Traditional Families

Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples or Non-Traditional Families

POSTED ON: February 20, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
Estate planning is essential for unmarried couples and non-traditional families, offering vital protection and recognition for partners and loved ones. This article explores key elements, from wills and trusts to tax implications and blended family considerations, tailored to the unique needs of these groups. By working with experienced estate planning professionals, individuals can ensure their wishes are honored and their families are safeguarded, regardless of marital status or family structure.
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Key Considerations to Transfer Property after Death

Key Considerations to Transfer Property after Death

POSTED ON: February 19, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
Navigate the complexities of transferring property after death with strategic estate planning. From understanding probate and the role of wills to exploring living trusts and beneficiary designations, this article offers key insights and considerations for safeguarding your assets, honoring your wishes, and creating a tailored plan with the guidance of experienced estate planning professionals.
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Estate Planning When a Loved One Needs Hospice Care

POSTED ON: February 16, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
While last-minute estate planning poses challenges, some steps can be implemented to tackle crucial considerations.
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What Questions Should You Ask an Estate Planning Attorney?

What Questions Should You Ask an Estate Planning Attorney?

POSTED ON: February 15, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
Estate planning is not as simple as executing a will.
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How to Find Out If a Person has a Will

How to Find Out If a Person has a Will

POSTED ON: February 14, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
Estate planning is a crucial aspect of financial management, ensuring that an individual’s assets are distributed according to their wishes after their passing. One key document in estate planning is a “last will and testament,” commonly known as a will.
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What Happened when Robin Williams’ Wife was Cut Out of Estate

What Happened when Robin Williams’ Wife was Cut Out of Estate?

POSTED ON: February 13, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
The unexpected death of comedy icon Robin Williams in 2014 set off an explosive battle over his $50 million estate.
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Life Insurance and Estate Planning

Life Insurance and Estate Planning

POSTED ON: February 12, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
Life insurance is a pivotal component of a comprehensive estate plan. Integrating life insurance policies into estate planning can provide financial security for your heirs and ensure that your estate is distributed according to your wishes. When used effectively, life insurance can…
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3 Signs You Definitely Need a Trust (and Not Just a Will)

3 Signs You Definitely Need a Trust (and Not Just a Will)

POSTED ON: February 9, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
Estate planning is akin to crafting a roadmap for the future; it’s about guiding your loved ones through the maze of your final wishes with clarity and ease. At the heart of this journey lie two pivotal tools: wills and trusts. While both serve to shepherd your assets posthumously, certain situations demand the finesse of a trust over…
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Do You Need a Power of Attorney as Part of Your Estate Plan?

Do You Need a Power of Attorney as Part of Your Estate Plan?

POSTED ON: February 8, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
Alarmingly, approximately 50 percent of American adults lack any form of POA, but that is not surprising when you realize that only 45 percent of adults over the age of 55 have a will.
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