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Why Estate Planning Makes Sense at Any Age – Huffington Post

Why Estate Planning Makes Sense at Any AgeHuffington PostAn estate plan is another essential element and it shouldn’t be pushed off into your 50s, 60s or later, no matter your financial situation. It’s easy to procrastinate taking steps for estate planning like preparing a will. In fact, a recent ABCNews …

Estate planning: Why a will is so important – kfor.com

kfor.com Estate planning: Why a will is so importantkfor.comOKLAHOMA CITY – When a loved one passes, many families get wrapped up in the details of the funeral. Once the funeral is over, the families have to deal with their loved one’s estate. If you don’t have a will, state law can decide what happens to your …

Any time a good time for tax planning – Winnipeg Free Press

Any time a good time for tax planningWinnipeg Free Press“Tax season really should be year-round,” says John Waters, vice president and head of tax and estate planning with BMO Wealth Management. “April is not the best time to start thinking about your taxes as the deadline approaches. Now is a good time to … and more »

Is your digital estate planning in order? – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune Is your digital estate planning in order?Chicago TribuneI’ve stumbled onto Facebook pages of former friends who’ve died, and I always paused for a minute, or an hour, before moving on. They looked so alive online, yet I know they’re no longer around. It’s all part of digital estate planning, or lack thereof …

November Election and Estate Planning – The National Law Review

November Election and Estate PlanningThe National Law ReviewThe Presidential election is around the corner. What does that mean for estate planning? Probably nothing, particularly if the Executive Branch and Congress remain split among the parties. In the past four years, a Democratic President and Republican … and more »

NEJC Chamber Spotlight: Estate Planning KC – Shawnee Mission Post

Shawnee Mission Post NEJC Chamber Spotlight: Estate Planning KCShawnee Mission PostBased in Overland Park, Estate Planning Kansas City serves clients throughout Johnson County. Todd Rasmussen is a licensed attorney and certified public accountant, which allows him to effectively create plans that address your concerns. Todd’s estate …

B.O.C. Life Solutions to host Estate Planning Lunch & Learn – Wicked Local

B.O.C. Life Solutions to host Estate Planning Lunch & LearnWicked LocalMatthew J. Marcus and Peter J. Fredericksen, of B.O.C. Life Solutions, a licensed subsidiary of Bank of Canton, will host a Free Estate Planning Lunch & Learn from noon to 1 p.m. June 14 at Bank of Canton, 490 Turnpike St. Attendees will learn how to …

Lack of estate plan costs heirs princely sum – Victoria Advocate

Victoria Advocate Lack of estate plan costs heirs princely sumVictoria AdvocateWhen the musician Prince died in April, he left an estate worth $250 million, and no one can find his will. Prince’s heirs are now stuck with a difficult position. Minnesota’s probate laws will determine how the singer’s estate is divided if the will …

Prince ‘died of an opioid overdose’ – Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipeg Free Press Prince ‘died of an opioid overdose’Winnipeg Free PressMr Mauzy said: “The plan was to quickly evaluate his health and devise a treatment plan. The doctor was planning on a lifesaving mission.” However, when Andrew arrived at Prince’s Paisley Park estate on April 21, Prince was nowhere to be found and he … and more »

In Sumner Redstone Affair, His Decline Upends Estate Planning – New York Times

New York Times In Sumner Redstone Affair, His Decline Upends Estate PlanningNew York TimesWith a fortune estimated at over $5 billion, Sumner M. Redstone could afford the best estate planning that money could buy. What he ended up with is a mess — no matter the outcome of the welter of lawsuits swirling around Mr. Redstone, the ailing …Redstone Doctor…read more →