Effective estate management enables you to manage your affairs during your lifetime and control the distribution of your wealth after death. An effective estate strategy can spell out your healthcare wishes and ensure that they're carried out – even if you are unable to communicate. It can even designate someone to manage your financial affairs should you be unable to do so.
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Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.