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Diagnosis of dementia calls for financial plan – Arizona Republic

Diagnosis of dementia calls for financial planArizona Republicby Russ Wiles – Apr. 6, 2012 02:09 PM A lot of people tend to put off big financial and estate-planning decisions — roughly half of Americans don't have a will, for example. But when a diagnosis for dementia enters the picture, it tends to add urgency … and more »

Business Value Critical to Proper Estate Planning – NuWire Investor

Business Value Critical to Proper Estate PlanningNuWire InvestorUnfortunately, it's very common for people to die intestate (without a will), which is a testament to people's general unwillingness to plan for the future, so it shouldn't be surprising that people also fail at proper estate planning when it comes to …

Estate planning topic of Parkland Library talk – Allentown Morning Call

Estate planning topic of Parkland Library talkAllentown Morning CallParkland Community will host a personal finance workshop on Preparing Your Estate Plan at 7 pm Wednesday, April 11. Learn about personal finance in this workshop series by financial planner Jeff Shuey. An estate attorney will be present for this module … and more »

Courses offered on estate planning – NorthJersey.com (press release)

Courses offered on estate planningNorthJersey.com (press release)Emerson – The Emerson Community School is offering two one-night courses to area residents on the topic of estate planning. The instructor, Gregory Hart, Esq., will describe and illustrate the benefits of certain estate planning devices. and more »

Estate planning talk planned at Women in Ag conference – Salina Journal

Estate planning talk planned at Women in Ag conferenceSalina JournalManhattan attorney Shon Robben will present "Estate Planning — Family and the Farm" at a Women in Ag conference at 6:30 pm April 19 at Redeemer Luther Church, 743 Magnolia. Robben will discuss what to consider when making an estate plan for a farm …Estate planning is focus of woman's Ag…read more →

Estate planning is focus of woman’s Ag conference – Pratt Tribune

Estate planning is focus of woman's Ag conferencePratt TribuneBy Anonymous “Estate Planning–Family and the Farm” is the topic for the Women in Ag Conference April 19, in Salina. The conference will be at 6:30 pm at the Redeemer Lutheran Church at 743 Magnolia, Salina. Shon Robben, Attorney with Arthur-Green, …

Estate Planning In An Uncertain Environment – Palisades Hudson Financial Group

Estate Planning In An Uncertain EnvironmentPalisades Hudson Financial Groupby Rebecca Pavese, CPA A few years ago, I was working with a client, a retired executive, to update his estate plan. Like most retirees, he enjoyed playing golf and spending time with family and friends much more than working through his estate plan. and more »

You Don’t Have To Be A Billionaire To Plan Like One – Forbes

Forbes You Don't Have To Be A Billionaire To Plan Like OneForbesIn 2008, when they were both 24, they used an estate planning tool that's more familiar to people two or three times their age. It involved putting pre-IPO stock into a special kind of trust that will explode in value when the company goes public. and more »

Ask the Biz Brain: What’s the tax impact to immigrant whose spouse, a US … – The Star-Ledger – NJ.com

Ask the Biz Brain: What's the tax impact to immigrant whose spouse, a US …The Star-Ledger – NJ.comA. You could be in for estate taxes. The transfer of property from a deceased spouse to his or her United States citizen spouse is subject to an unlimited marital deduction, said Shirley Whitenack, an estate planning attorney with Schenck Price, … and…read more →

Estate planning is crucial for young families – Calgary Herald

Estate planning is crucial for young familiesCalgary HeraldThe legal fee for a proper estate plan was going to set them back $1000 or so. It seemed like a waste. Brad wanted to buy a new guitar. One of the first questions the lawyer asked was who should take over parenting their child if they both died.