There is an old saying that goes something like "Give a man a fish, he eats for a day; teach a man to fish, he eats for a lifetime." (Okay, they were sexist in those days, but you get the idea.) When you are engaged in inheritance planning this … [Read more...] about Teach A Person To Fish: Educatonal Gifts
When you are in business you recognize the need to react to ever-changing circumstances even though you have a business plan in place. The same thing is true of your investments; you have to constantly respond to changing market conditions to ensure … [Read more...] about Review Your Estate Plan Regularly
When you are making plans for your twilight years it is important to make sure that your assets get to your heirs efficiently and effectively via a well executed estate plan. But it is also important to prepare for the possible eventualities that we … [Read more...] about Health Care Proxies & Unmarried Couples
Estate planning involves many more details than most people realize at the start, and the process is unique because throughout your life most of the planning that you do is for your own benefit. However, when you are planning your estate, your … [Read more...] about What Are Your Funeral Wishes?
As people continue to live longer lives and the capabilities of the medical industry expand, the need for careful long term planning becomes all the more important. Demographic statistics tell us that the segment of the population that is at least 85 … [Read more...] about Long Term Care Costs Skyrocketing
Many people are aware of the fact that the estate tax was repealed for 2010 but it is back in force in 2011, and this would not be big news if it just came back in the same form that is was in the last time we saw it. However, the exclusion amount is … [Read more...] about How Gift Giving Fits Into Your Estate Plan