estate planning

What Happens to Your Online Stuff After You Die?

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.

Life and Death: The Related Taxes, and How It Affects Your Family

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.

Financial IQ Test: How Healthy is Your Life Insurance Plan?

 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

Do You Need an Estate Plan?

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.

Post Divorce Finances: 7 Steps to Rebuilding Your Financial House

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

Business Succession Planning Part 2: How Life Insurance will insure the Life of Your Business

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

Wills: The Basics

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

Debunking Common Estate Planning Myths

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

Estate Planning: Why Me?

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.

Is it Time to Talk with your Parents?

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