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March 2014 Archives

Estate planning is different for different people

At the risk of sounding trite, we’d just like to comment that estate planning is something everybody should do at some point. We can say this because it doesn’t take a special type of person to qualify for estate planning. This is an important process that can be adapted to everybody’s needs.

Navigating changed tax environment a goal of estate planners

In the world of estate planning, the strategies and techniques advisors recommend and use with their clients are always changing depending on various factors. One important factor, of course, is tax law. Nowadays, with increased income tax rates and higher taxes on investment income funding the Affordable Care Act, estate planning advisors are busy trying to help their clients reduce their tax liabilities.

Learn about estate planning from the rich and famous

In estate planning, the possibilities for making mistakes are many. One thing that estate planning attorney enjoy doing is reviewing the mistakes made  in estate planning so as to better avoid those mistakes in the future. As with divorce cases, us regular people can learn a lot by looking at the mistakes of famous celebrities. As well, one can learn from what they did well.

Avoid leaving behind a mess by making an estate plan

Putting together an estate plan might not seem very important at first thought. Some people even have the “if I’m dead, I won’t care” mentality. While you might not care about what happens to the stuff you leave behind, you should care about how it affects others. In the end, do you want to be remembered for all the good things you did or for the mess you left behind?