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Are Heirlooms and Keepsakes a Part of Your Estate Plan?

When most people think of estate planning, they think of assets that include money, real estate, and personal property.

But, included in someone’s estate could be invaluable personal property, such as family heirlooms or keepsakes. This type of property should not be overlooked in your estate plan just because it may not have a high dollar...
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Executor vs. Trustee –What’s the Difference?

Estate Executor Duties

An executor, sometimes called a personal representative, is the person who is named in a will, appointed by the court, and responsible for performing under the terms of the will and handling the estate. The laws vary by state, and an executor may work under court supervision or may be able to do...
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The Customized Estate Plan: 5 Things to Talk About with Your Family this Holiday Season

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You intend to pass along your wealth through your estate plan, but what about your wisdom?

Ensuring you accomplish both means having a conversation with your family about your money, your legacy, and your core principles. With the holidays coming up quickly, family dinners and...
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Five Tragic Mistakes People Make When Leaving Assets to Their Pets

5 tragic mistakes people make when leaving their pet assets

Most families in America that have a pet consider that animal to be a part of the family.

Because of this, many people want to make sure their pet is cared for in the event of their death,...
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