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Digital assets a growing challenge in estate planning – MarketWatch

Digital assets a growing challenge in estate planningMarketWatchEstate planning is not just for mapping out the passing of property and physical assets anymore. There’s a new type of asset to worry about and almost everyone has them: your digital assets. One of the most familiar tools commonly used for estate …

Top 10 Tax and Estate Planning Considerations for Same-Sex Couples – WealthManagement.com

Bankrate.com Top 10 Tax and Estate Planning Considerations for Same-Sex CouplesWealthManagement.comAbout a year ago, on June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges, delivering a historic decision in favor of state recognition for same-sex marriage. Exactly two years prior to this decision, in United States v. Windsor, the U.S …Same-sex marriage tax and estate planning tipsBankrate.comNationwide…read more →

Nextpert: Advice about LGBT estate planning – Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Nextpert: Advice about LGBT estate planningRochester Democrat and ChronicleGetting your estate in order is a critical part of planning for the future. When you start to think about your estate, it’s important to recognize that core estate planning issues are matters of state law, not federal law and those couples who decide …

Same-sex marriage tax and estate planning tips – Bankrate.com

Bankrate.com Same-sex marriage tax and estate planning tipsBankrate.com“Today, there are opportunities and protections within reach for same-sex couples that were unavailable during most of American history,” says John O. McManus, founding principal of the New York/New Jersey-based estate planning law firm McManus …Advisers busy revising plans one year after Supreme Court guaranteed gay marriage rightsInvestmentNews all 64 news articles »

5 Tips to Start Your Estate Planning Today – Kiplinger Personal Finance

5 Tips to Start Your Estate Planning TodayKiplinger Personal FinanceEstate planning can seem daunting and overwhelming. It may even conjure up negative emotions for some. Perhaps that’s why an estimated 64% of Americans don’t have a will or any type of estate plan in place. Unfortunately, that means a majority of the …

Legal Minute: Estate Planning & Businesses – wwlp.com

wwlp.com Legal Minute: Estate Planning & Businesseswwlp.comSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – Estate planning gets more and more complicated when you are a business owner. Attorney Susan McCoy from the The Law Offices of Cooley Shrair in Springfield shared more. Cooley Shrair 1380 Main Street

Your Estate Planning Checklist: How to Create a Financially Sound Estate Plan – Go Banking Rates

Your Estate Planning Checklist: How to Create a Financially Sound Estate PlanGo Banking RatesChoosing a beneficiary for your pet is an important decision and one you’ll want to discuss with the person you feel is the best fit. If you don’t want your pet to go to a no-kill shelter or facility, it’s a good idea to choose back-up beneficiaries…read more →

Caisse buys more Stingray Digital equity, Telesystem reduces its stake – Winnipeg Free Press

Caisse buys more Stingray Digital equity, Telesystem reduces its stakeWinnipeg Free PressIt said the private placement through National Bank Financial and GMP Securities is being done for estate planning purposes. The announcements come a little more than a year since Stingray completed its initial public offering in June 2015. Report …

Planning Your Estate? You Need These 3 Documents Now – The Dough Roller

The Dough Roller Planning Your Estate? You Need These 3 Documents NowThe Dough RollerEstate planning is one of those daunting tasks that we tend to put off, even though we know it’s imperative. And who can blame us? Estate planning requires contemplating a number of uncomfortable topics, like acknowledging our mortality and deciding … and more »

Father’s Day: Estate Planning – CBS Local

CBS Local Father’s Day: Estate PlanningCBS LocalBOSTON (CBS) – Fidelity’s Intra-Family Generational Finance Study found that many families are struggling with the difficult conversations about finances. I could have told them the very same thing and saved them a bundle of money! Money & Estate …There Are Great Reasons Why Professional Estate Planners ExistTheSequitur.com all 2 news articles »