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Estate Planning KC: The digital you — planning for your online ‘things’ – Shawnee Mission Post

Shawnee Mission Post Estate Planning KC: The digital you — planning for your online ‘things’Shawnee Mission PostWe spend a lot of time in our lives accumulating things. A house, car, antiques, collectibles, books, music, and photos and other family heirlooms. When crafting an estate plan, we talk about these items in general terms and determine which items …

Income Tax Strategies Steal Spotlight in Estate Planning – Bloomberg BNA

Income Tax Strategies Steal Spotlight in Estate PlanningBloomberg BNAOct. 7 — Income tax considerations are taking center stage in many estate-planning strategies, wealth planners told Bloomberg BNA. The reasons behind this trend? A spike in income tax rates, a decline in the estate tax rate and an increasing annual …

More Than Half of American Adults Are Living Without an Estate Plan – WealthManagement.com

WealthManagement.com More Than Half of American Adults Are Living Without an Estate PlanWealthManagement.comLack of financial awareness and financial literacy is a major social problem; over half of the American adult population doesn’t have their estate plans in order. As October is National Estate Planning Awareness Month, it’s a perfect opportunity for …

John R. Bullis: Is your estate plan obsolete? – Nevada Appeal

John R. Bullis: Is your estate plan obsolete?Nevada AppealAn estate plan is not something to ignore for years. The estate plan could be getting obsolete and not reflect your current situation, goals and desires. The only thing that is constant is change. Your estate plan may need to be adjusted for the …

Updating your estate plan is critical to its success – Port Huron Times Herald

Port Huron Times Herald Updating your estate plan is critical to its successPort Huron Times HeraldEven when you have a trust, you also need a will, a financial power of attorney and a health care power of attorney as part of your estate plan. A trust without any of these three basic documents results in serious gaps in your estate…read more →

Discuss Estate Planning, Medicaid Basics | Bourne Briefs … – CapeNews.net

Discuss Estate Planning, Medicaid Basics | Bourne Briefs …CapeNews.netThe Bourne Council on Aging will host attorney Amy Kullar, from Patricia Mello & Associates, PC, who will present “Estate and Medicaid Planning Basics.” and more »

Bonnie Kraham: Getting started on an estate plan – Times Herald-Record

Bonnie Kraham: Getting started on an estate planTimes Herald-RecordFor some people, the prospect of an initial consultation with an elder law estate planning attorney is stressful and emotional, bringing up fears of talking about uncomfortable subjects such as death and disability. Many don’t know what to expect. In …

Milwaukee attorney to hold estate planning seminar – Wauwatosa Now

Wauwatosa Now Milwaukee attorney to hold estate planning seminarWauwatosa NowAttorney Kirsten Hildebrand, founder of Hildebrand Law Firm, LLC, will be hosting an estate planning and probate seminar Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Mayfair Mall, 2500 N. Mayfair Road, Wauwatosa, Community Room G110. “I am very excited to help people …

Estate Planning Workshop provides options – Mason City Globe Gazette

Mason City Globe Gazette Estate Planning Workshop provides optionsMason City Globe GazetteOSAGE | Talking about estate planning can be difficult and implementing an estate plan can be even harder. On Wednesday, Sept. 14, 14 people learned new ways to handle this difficult topic through the Evaluating Your Estate Plan workshop in Osage.

Insight on Estate Planning – October/November 2016 | Adler Pollock … – JD Supra (press release)

JD Supra (press release) Insight on Estate Planning – October/November 2016 | Adler Pollock …JD Supra (press release)Gift giving made easy – Annual exclusion reduces your taxable estate – How can you reduce the size of your taxable estate? There are many ways to accomplish … and more »