When aging or illness make financial decisions too dicey, folks can turn to a trustworthy third party known as power of attorney.
Up to 40% of Americans age 45 and older don't have a will. It's high-time you got out of that statistic.
Setting up a trust may be the right move for your family and heirs. You don't have to be a millionaire, either.
Putting off money matters is common even in the best of times. But in the weeks following the death of a loved one, these money decisions can't wait.
Ancestry has made 170 million will and probate documents available online. You can learn a lot about a person by what they've left behind.
After you're gone, your virtual self will live on — for a while. Grant your heirs access to your digital property before it's gone, too.
From hiring your children to work in your business to careful end-of-life planning, you can help reduce the taxes that you (or your children) will owe.
What kind of life insurance policy do you have? Do you understand the terms? Are you getting the most bang for your insurance buck? Check out this Financial IQ Test to see
Estate planning is much more than just divvying up your coin collection and jewelry. Quite the contrary, there are a number of issues that a good estate plan can address.
Severing a conjoined life and combined finances as a result of divorce is painful through and through. The jump to a single income lifestyle paves the way to feeling the cash crunc
All too often, business owners will insure their property, assets, and loans. But they don't stop to consider what is most valuable in the business: people. Here are a few ways
It's not all about money and cash grabs in making a will: issues like guardians for your children, protection of assets and belongings, and saving income tax are things that ca
Given the tens of millions of Americans nearing the Golden Years, the fields of retirement and estate planning are expanding by leaps and bounds. Along with the growth of work f
What is an estate, what makes up an estate plan, why do I need one, and how do I go about planning? These and more questions are answered in this matter-of-fact article.
With your parents (and other family members), avoiding conversations about finances can be detrimental in more ways than one. Because life happens when you’re busy making pla
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