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Powers of Attorney 101: How to Choose Your Agents

Both a Medical Power of Attorney and a Financial Power of Attorney (POAs) are essential estate planning documents, but who you choose as the agent in each is even more critical. Your agent is the...
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Yours, Mine, and Ours: Estate Planning for Blended Families

The modern-day Brady family is more prevalent than ever. According to the United States Census Bureau, 40% of U.S. families are blended. With more than half of first marriages ending in divorce, 75% of divorced...
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Special Needs Trust: Learn the Basics

If you have a child with special needs that hinders them from managing their own affairs, you may want to establish a Special Needs Trust (also known as a Supplemental Needs Trust for them, especially...
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Estate Planning with Young Children: 4 Simple Steps to Better Protect Your Family

As parents, there is nothing we want more than to know our children will be well taken care of at all times, no matter what. Thinking about the “what-ifs” of life can be scary, but...
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Irrevocable vs. Revocable Trust: How to Decide Which is Best For You

While most people have heard of a trust, the vast majority may not realize that there are various types of trusts. When it comes to estate planning, the types of trusts that are spoken about...
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Power of Attorney: The 3 POA Documents That Everyone Needs

COVID-19 affects everyone differently. While some people are minimally affected, others experience adverse reactions that impact their ability to breathe independently. More than 600,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the U.S. alone, and many...
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Set It, But Don’t Forget It: 5 Reasons to Update Your Estate Plan

An estate plan is not something that you draft...and then forget about it. If you think back on the last several years, you might be surprised how much has happened, and how different your circumstances...
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5 Tips About How to Talk to Your Parents About Their Estate Plan

The topic of estate planning is a tough one to bring up with parents. Not only is it emotional to think about a time when your parents will no longer be around, but the topic...
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What You Need to Know About the Impact of the SECURE Act on Your Estate Plan

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE Act) went into effect on January 1, 2020, and we saw some major changes…especially with regard to estate planning. More specifically, the SECURE Act impacted...
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Stop Procrastinating & Start Estate Planning: Tips to Get Started

Why Do We Procrastinate When it Comes to Estate Planning? What happens after you die isn’t the most comfortable topic to think about, which is why many people to procrastinate when it comes to estate...

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