Effective estate management enables you to manage your affairs during your lifetime and control the distribution of your wealth after death. An effective estate strategy can spell out your healthcare wishes and ensure that they're carried out – even if you are unable to communicate. It can even designate someone to manage your financial affairs should you be unable to do so.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.