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For Estate Planning, Don’t Overlook Late Portability Elections – ThinkAdvisor

For Estate Planning, Don’t Overlook Late Portability ElectionsThinkAdvisorPortability simply allows a surviving spouse to make use of both his or her individual federal estate tax exemption and the exemption granted to a first-to-die spouse. Because every decedent is allowed an exemption of $5.49 million in 2017, this allows …

Free estate planning seminar – Red Bluff Daily News

Free estate planning seminarRed Bluff Daily NewsA free estate planning seminar, presented by Mercy Foundation North, is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 14 at the Columba Room, Coyne Center, St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, 2550 Sister Mary Columba Drive in Red Bluff. Learn how you …

Communique: Free Seminars About Elder Law, Estate Planning, Asset Protection | Joan Keston – WHQR

Communique: Free Seminars About Elder Law, Estate Planning, Asset Protection | Joan KestonWHQRAttorney Joan Keston practices Elder Law with offices in Wilmington and Southport She was a legal consultant and business attorney until she had to manage her husband becoming ill her parents’ aging. She learned some lessons the hard way and switched …

Five ways to bulletproof your estate plan – CNBC

CNBC Five ways to bulletproof your estate planCNBCThe hit podcast “S-Town,” which was downloaded more than 10 million times in its first four days, highlighted the importance of having a will. While that’s a good first step for anyone, estate planning is more than just wills. It is an entire strategy …

Estate Planning in Depth Program Adds Topics for Elderly and … – PR Newswire (press release)

Estate Planning in Depth Program Adds Topics for Elderly and …PR Newswire (press release)PHILADELPHIA, April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) is pleased to announce its annual … and more »

Estate planning seminar at Alton Memorial Hospital on April 26 – Alton Telegraph

Alton Telegraph Estate planning seminar at Alton Memorial Hospital on April 26Alton TelegraphALTON – Have you put off making or updating your will? Would you like to learn how a planned gift can benefit you, your heirs and the organization you care about? Edward G. Ryrie, senior vice president at Regions Private Wealth Group, will present …

You don’t have to live in ‘S-Town.’ Five ways to bulletproof your estate plan – CNBC

CNBC You don’t have to live in ‘S-Town.’ Five ways to bulletproof your estate planCNBCThe hit podcast “S-Town,” which was downloaded more than 10 million times in its first four days, highlighted the importance of having a will. While that’s a good first step for anyone, estate planning is more than just wills. It is an entire strategy …

Probate, Wills, Executors: Your Estate Planning Questions Answered – Next Avenue

Next Avenue Probate, Wills, Executors: Your Estate Planning Questions AnsweredNext AvenueNext Avenue asked experts for their insights on the three big estate planning questions of readers — probate, writing a will and choosing an executor. and more »

Most Americans Still Avoid Estate Planning, Study Says – Financial Advisor Magazine (registration)

Most Americans Still Avoid Estate Planning, Study SaysFinancial Advisor Magazine (registration)Americans still plan for their estate and financial legacy by the seat of their pants, a new study says. More than half of Americans don’t even have a formal estate plan, and those who do often fail to talk about their plans with their families …

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Plan, Part 4: Asset Protection – Accountingweb.com

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Plan, Part 4: Asset ProtectionAccountingweb.comSomething that often gets entangled with estate planning is asset protection. Investopedia defines asset protection this way: Asset protection helps insulate assets in a legal manner – without engaging in the illegal practices of concealment (hiding of …