Probate: What Is It Anyway?

Probate is a series of legal processes that dispose of a decedent's estate. Like most legal processes, it can be imposing. But there are ways to make it easier and possibly even skip it altogether if you prepare in ...

August 20th, 2022|

Cutting Costs During Inflationary Times

The inflationary cycle we are now in is causing anxiety for many consumers. Coming on the heels of the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic makes it feel even worse. And then there is the prospect of a future ...

August 15th, 2022|

Can You Use Charitable Trusts?

There are two main types of charitable trusts, and they differ primarily in how the trust's income is allocated: A charitable lead trust is a good giving strategy for those who don't need a set amount of additional income ...

August 9th, 2022|

What Are the Top Trust Errors?

Trusts can be an essential part of any estate plan, but they are complex vehicles. There are many ways they can go wrong. Below are some of the most common errors and how to avoid them. Funding errors Properly ...

August 2nd, 2022|

When Should You Take Social Security Benefits?

In the past, people assumed that they would retire by the age of 65 and start receiving full Social Security retirement benefits right away. However, nowadays, full retirement benefits are not as accessible as they were back in the ...

July 19th, 2022|

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