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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Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
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Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
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Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
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