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Why Young Families Should Consider Estate Planning Now – NY Metro Parents

Why Young Families Should Consider Estate Planning NowNY Metro ParentsWhat they may not consider is what happens when the inevitable happens. It is something we definitely do not want to face or think about, but it is important to consider, and this is why estate planning is advised. Estate planning involves legal …

Estate planning: Keeping it family friendly – Newsday

Newsday Estate planning: Keeping it family friendlyNewsdayFamily conversations about money are almost always difficult, particularly the topic of estate planning. To learn why, and to come up with strategies to overcome this difficulty, I asked two professionals for specific advice. Why is this topic so hard …

Prepare for the loss of your spouse with estate planning … – Idaho Statesman

Idaho Statesman Prepare for the loss of your spouse with estate planning …Idaho StatesmanBasic estate plan documents — will, durable power of attorney, health care power of attorney, living will and revocable living trust — are vital. But so are …Naming a Beneficiary Designation for Your Retirement Plan | The …The Legal Intelligencer all 2 news articles »

How did election change estate planning? – Washington Blade

Washington Blade How did election change estate planning?Washington BladeThis is the seventh in a series of articles to help you understand what you do know, don’t know and should know about estate planning. I had planned to end my series of columns by making the point that not just any attorney can handle estate planning … and more »

Estate Planning: More about Medi-Cal Estate Recovery reform – Lake County News

Estate Planning: More about Medi-Cal Estate Recovery reformLake County NewsUnder the new law, California will only recover with respect to assets held in the “probate estate” of a deceased Medi-Cal beneficiary unless an exception applies, such as, they are survived by a spouse, a child under 21 years of age or a disabled child.

How did election change estate planning? – Washington Blade – Washington Blade

Washington Blade How did election change estate planning? – Washington BladeWashington BladeThe events of November should make it crystal clear that having any type of estate planning documents in place continues to be critical for same-sex . . . and more »

Estate Planning for Women – Memphis Daily News

Estate Planning for WomenMemphis Daily NewsRay’s Take Women have special estate-planning needs that may sometimes be overlooked. Statistically, women live longer than most men and also tend to choose husbands who are older. In fact, women live an average of 4.8 years longer than men, …

Estate Planning in Trump’s America – TheStreet – TheStreet.com

TheStreet.com Estate Planning in Trump’s America – TheStreetTheStreet.comNothing – under ordinary times – is certain except death and taxes. But under President Donald Trump – only death is certain. and more »

Trump auditions Cabinet prospects high above Manhattan, releases video promising – Toronto Sun

Toronto Sun Trump auditions Cabinet prospects high above Manhattan, releases video promisingToronto SunHe was planning to leave Tuesday or Wednesday to spend the holiday at his Mar-a-Lago estate, while Vice-President-elect Mike Pence will spend Thanksgiving in Mississippi, where his Marine son is stationed. Trump has largely remained out of sight since … and more »

The time to start planning your estate is now … but don’t overcomplicate it – CNBC

CNBC The time to start planning your estate is now … but don’t overcomplicate itCNBCI do, however, talk with people who have routinely put off building an estate plan because of a lack of time or because of how uncomfortable it is to discuss what will happen after a loss. The emotional side of this kind of planning can be…read more →