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Things women should know about estate planning – JD Supra (press release)

Things women should know about estate planningJD Supra (press release)Although men usually spend more time worrying about estate planning, the truth is that it is actually more important for women. That's because estate planning affects women more profoundly because they live longer. So since women generally outlive …

Wealth & Estate Planning – Planning for uncertainty – St. Louis Business Journal – St. Louis Business Journal

Wealth & Estate Planning – Planning for uncertainty – St. Louis Business JournalSt. Louis Business JournalTerms like “fiscal cliff” and “taxmageddon” have become the biggest topics following the November election. It's probably all you have read, watched and heard over the past few months. Now, with taxpayers staring down the barrel of a number of …

Estate planning and farm transition events set at SDSU – AG Week

Estate planning and farm transition events set at SDSUAG WeekBROOKINGS — Brookings will be the site for a series of SDSU Extension training sessions which will focus on estate planning. By: News release, SDSU Extension. Talk about it. BROOKINGS — Brookings will be the site for a series of SDSU Extension … and more »

Year-end tax saving tips – Winnipeg Free Press

Year-end tax saving tipsWinnipeg Free Press"Tax planning should be a year-round activity, not a last-minute afterthought," says John Waters, vice president and head of tax and estate planning with BMO Nesbitt Burns. "There are many ways Canadians can reduce their 2012 tax bills, particularly if … and more »

How To Start A Conversation About Estate Planning – Ashlea Ebeling The Best … – Forbes

Forbes How To Start A Conversation About Estate Planning – Ashlea Ebeling The Best …ForbesMany people consider estate planning too private or morbid to discuss. There's even an element of superstition that talking about bad things will cause them to happen. But while having these conversations takes a lot of courage, they can help avoid …

Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples: Titling assets – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples: Titling assetsDallas Morning News (blog)How your assets are titled can determine their disposition upon your death. If you want your partner to receive your home at your death, you could title it in both names as joint tenants with rights of survivorship. However, retitling your home in this …

Fiscal cliff causes estate planning conundrum | Investor Column | Bradenton … – Bradenton Herald

Fiscal cliff causes estate planning conundrum | Investor Column | Bradenton …Bradenton HeraldWith all the talk of the impending "fiscal cliff" of spending cuts and tax increases that will occur on Jan. 1 if no deal is struck by Congress and the administration, another potentially impactful aspect of financial planning seems to have taken a …The Season of Giving: The…read more →

ESTATE PLANNING: Finding a long lost stock certificate – nwitimes.com

ESTATE PLANNING: Finding a long lost stock certificatenwitimes.com2012-12-09T00:00:00Z ESTATE PLANNING: Finding a long lost stock certificateChristopher W. Yugo Times Business Columnist nwitimes.com. 3 minutes ago • Christopher W. Yugo Times Business Columnist · (0) Comments. Q: My father passed away a few …

Seek good advice on beneficiary designations – Winnipeg Free Press

Seek good advice on beneficiary designationsWinnipeg Free PressLast week, we talked about some of the advantages and the cautions when using joint title designations on properties or investments, as an estate planning tool. Today, we will … Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition December 7, 2012 …

Top 10 IRA-planning mistakes, Part 2 – MarketWatch

Top 10 IRA-planning mistakes, Part 2MarketWatch… on how to avoid IRA planning errors . Bob Keebler, a partner with Keebler & Associates, co-author of 2012 Estate Planning: Tax Planning Steps to Take Now, and now a MarketWatch RetireMentor , has created a list of the top 10 IRA-planning mistakes. and more »