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.
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A windfall from a loved one can be both rewarding and complicated.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
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Steps to help you sustain and grow your retirement savings.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
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Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
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