Once you and your spouse tie the knot, your life will change forever. And since it’s your hope that you remain united for the rest of your life, it’s important to create an estate plan with this in mind. If you created an estate plan before marrying, you’ll need to make some changes to ensure that it suits the both of you moving forward. Here’s … [Read more...] about Estate Planning After Marriage: What Should You Do?
Even though you understand the importance of creating an estate plan, it may be something you continually put off. While there’s no legal requirement to create an estate plan, neglecting to do so puts you, your family, and your finances at risk. And that’s not something that most people want to do. Here’s the good thing: once you know why … [Read more...] about Why are You Putting Off Estate Planning?
COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, has been a challenge confronting countries around the world. The disruptions from the social distancing required to fight the virus have been felt by people around the world. As we mark passing holidays, we reflect on the importance of family. Learn how to share time with family during this pandemic and tackle tasks … [Read more...] about Families Gather in Novel Ways in Pandemic
With so much going into the estate planning process, there could come a point in the future when you realize that changes are necessary. However, altering your estate plan is easier said than done, as you don’t want to make any rash decisions that result in you causing more harm than good. Here’s what you should do if your estate plan no longer … [Read more...] about What to do if Your Estate Plan No Longer Meets Your Needs
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is spreading in the United States and across the globe. Learn what steps you can take to prepare yourself and help prevent its spread. Read on to learn more. … [Read more...] about Preparing for Coronavirus
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is spreading in the United States and across the globe. Social distancing and self-quarantine can help slow the spread. The virus is a particular threat to residents of nursing homes. Read on to learn more about the threat and how you can keep your loved ones safe. Read on to learn more … [Read more...] about Coronavirus and Nursing Homes
DIY estate planning sounds like a great idea, as it gives you full control over the process while putting you in position to save money. However, if you take this approach, you’re at risk of making one or more mistake, which could end up costing you over the long run. The primary pitfall of DIY estate planning is a lack of legal knowledge. It’s … [Read more...] about DIY Estate Planning can Lead to Many Mistakes
When it comes to estate planning, many people take the time to focus on the basics. For example, they know exactly what will happen to their assets upon their death. And while this is important, there are a variety of other questions that require your attention. As you begin to focus on other estate planning questions, you’ll come to find … [Read more...] about Estate Planning Questions You May Have Yet to Answer
You spend so much time thinking about, creating, and managing your own estate plan that it’s easy to overlook the importance of discussing this with your elderly parents. As your parents age, they often forget about estate planning. And for this reason, they’re more likely to overlook something of importance or make a mistake. Fortunately, … [Read more...] about Questions to Ask Your Elderly Parents About Their Estate Plan
When the calendar turns to a new year, it’s safe to assume you’re faced with a variety of questions as well as a few challenges. Sweeping these under the rug – especially if they pertain to estate planning – is a mistake you don’t want to make. It’s best to tackle estate planning questions head on, as doing so will give you a clear idea of where … [Read more...] about Estate Planning Questions for 2020