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Lesson #2 of Famously Bad Estate Planning – Coldwater Daily Reporter (blog)

Lesson #2 of Famously Bad Estate PlanningColdwater Daily Reporter (blog)ESTATE MISTAKE: Joe did not plan for estate taxes, which ended up being $47 million. His family had to sell the Miami Dolphins football team, which Joe co-founded and helped build into a powerhouse that won two consecutive Super Bowls. Even if the …

Why estate planning is critical for your family – ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)

ABC15.com (KNXV-TV) Why estate planning is critical for your familyABC15.com (KNXV-TV)It doesn't matter how much money you have or how much property you own, your family has financial goals and estate planning can help them meet those goals after you die. 2. Everybody should have a will. A will explains exactly where you want all of …

Estate Planning Council to meet Sept. 20 – Cape Gazette

Estate Planning Council to meet Sept. 20Cape GazetteThe local chapter of the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils, the Southern Delaware Estate Planning Council, will hold its next meeting on Thursday, Sept. 20 at Sussex Pines Country Club. The meeting will begin with a cocktail social …

ESTATE PLANNING: When To “Wait And See” With A Disclaimer Trust – Gazette Newspapers

ESTATE PLANNING: When To “Wait And See” With A Disclaimer TrustGazette NewspapersSummer has come to a close and Congress has yet to make a decision on the upcoming “fiscal cliff” which could have a dramatic impact on the estate tax landscape for high — but not “ultra high” — net worth families. With that cliff approaching, what …A Matter of…read more →

Free estate planning seminar offered – The Daily News of Newburyport

Free estate planning seminar offeredThe Daily News of NewburyportElder law attorney Margot Birke of Elder Law Solutions will present “Everything You NEVER Thought You Needed to Know About Estate Planning and Protecting Your Assets: A Trip Down The Yellow Brick Road.” Birke will focus on estate and long-term care …

Is your estate plan keeping up with the times? – Seacoastonline.com

Is your estate plan keeping up with the times?Seacoastonline.comEstate planning is one of those intimidating tasks that most people prefer putting off as long as possible. Without an estate plan, state law determines who will inherit your assets. Couples often assume that all of their property will pass to their …

Lack of estate planning plays out on reality TV – nwitimes.com

Lack of estate planning plays out on reality TVnwitimes.comNow obviously, estate planning doesn't make for riveting TV. That's probably why I get so excited whenever I come across something that even mentions it. I remember there was a storyline in the "Sopranos" that followed Tony being pressed by his wife to …

Cabin fever – Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipeg Free Press Cabin feverWinnipeg Free Press"There's no way to avoid taxes," says Aurele Courcelles, director of tax and estate planning at Investors Group in Winnipeg. The taxes in question are those applicable to capital gains on the growth in value of the cabin between when you took ownership …

Why estate planning is critical for your family – NewsNet5.com

NewsNet5.com Why estate planning is critical for your familyNewsNet5.comIt doesn't matter how much money you have or how much property you own, your family has financial goals and estate planning can help them meet those goals after you die. 2. Everybody should have a will. A will explains exactly where you want all of … and more »

Why Estate Planning Is Critical For Your Family – KMGH Denver

WPTV Why Estate Planning Is Critical For Your FamilyKMGH DenverDeath is not a subject most of us are comfortable thinking about, but preparing for your death – whenever it might occur – is something we should all do sooner rather than later. The recent death of actor Sherman Hemsley illustrates this point. Hemsley …Having an estate plan benefits beneficiariesHometownlife.com all…read more →