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Estate planning is usually thought of as something “families” do, as in what does mom get when dad dies, and then what do the children get when both are gone? But with the number of non-traditional … [Read more...] about Non-Traditional Families Require Specialized Estate Planning
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Ask just about any grandparent and they will confirm that it is their right to spoil their grandchildren. But, when it comes to financial gifts, it is important to have a plan. Giving a one-time … [Read more...] about Maximize Gifts to Grandchildren with Proper Planning
Usually not too long after a celebrity death comes the news of who gets the estate. Frequently, these battles become the fodder of entertainment news for months as family members, business associates … [Read more...] about Bada-Bing! Cha-Ching! Goes the Estate Tax Man