Estate planning is not just about distributing your assets; it's about ensuring the financial well-being of your loved ones, especially children and grandchildren. This blog post will explore various tools available for effective estate planning, focusing on UGMA and UTMA accounts, 529 plans, … [Read more...] about Estate Planning for Minors: UGMA/UTMA Accounts and More
The revocable living trust is one of the most versatile estate planning tools, and people are often very pleasantly surprised when they learn about the benefits. If you are married, the shared living trust can be the right choice, and we will provide the details here. No Loss of Control The … [Read more...] about Shared Living Trust: Ideal for Certain Couples
Legacy planning is more than a legal necessity; it's a way to preserve your values, your beliefs, and your family's financial well-being for generations to come. Unlike basic estate planning, legacy planning allows you to have control and provide a roadmap for the future. But what does legacy … [Read more...] about Building a Strong Foundation for Future Generations Through Legacy Planning
Uncle Sam always wants a slice of your pie, so you have to report income from all sources when you file your tax returns. This can lead to the belief that an inheritance would be taxable income. Do you really have to report an inheritance to the IRS? We will answer the question in this post, and … [Read more...] about Do I Report an Inheritance to the IRS?
If you have a significant store of wealth, the federal estate tax is something that you should understand when you start to get serious about the process of estate planning. Fortunately, there are solutions, and the grantor retained annuity trust can be one of them when conditions are right. We will … [Read more...] about What Is a Grantor Retained Annuity Trust?
You should not settle for any limitations when you are planning your estate. There are estate planning solutions to address every imaginable circumstance. In this post, we will look a four different scenarios that call for targeted estate planning solutions. Special Needs Planning Most people with … [Read more...] about Estate Planning: Diverse Tools in the Toolkit