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Estate Planning

Estate Planning for Singles

Singles face the inevitable as much as anyone else. You need to make your important personal decisions or the courts may do it for you.

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Estate Planning

Don’t Forget to Plan for Pets!

Many of us have pets that we love. What would happen if you were no longer able to care for them? Here are answers to some basic estate paw-lanning questions.

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Community

Estate Planning in Uncertain Times

Getting your affairs in order creates a sense of peace. This can be especially true given the current uncertainties related to the Coronavirus. Here a three planning tools that bring greater peace of mind.

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Estate Planning

What is a Beneficiary Designation?

Beneficiary designations are contracts generally not governed by a will or trust such as life insurance policies, annuity contracts, IRAs, and other retirement plans.

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Estate Planning

Which is Better? Will vs. Trust

The revocable trust (aka “living trust” or “family trust”) is a popular way to plan for your future. However, despite the popularity, trusts are not without potential problems. In deciding what is best for your family and estate, here is some basic information about revocable trusts.

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Estate Planning

Disinheriting Family

A parent does not normally decide that they just want to disinherit a child. Almost always, the child has taken actions to distance themselves from their parents and family.

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Business

Operational Excellence for Small Business Owners

Owners of small businesses may encounter challenges with respect to operational excellence that are less applicable in larger entities. Often times these small businesses operate less formally due to family relationships, which can result in oversights to certain areas of the business.

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