4 Tips for Avoiding a Will or Trust Contest

A will or trust contest can derail your final wishes, rapidly deplete your estate, and tear your loved ones apart. But with proper planning, you can help your family avoid a potentially disastrous will or trust contest.If you are concerned about challenges to your...

Are You Wasting Money? Part Two: Food, Clothing and Entertainment

In many ways, it is the routine purchases that occur without planning that subsequently accumulate to large amounts. An area of high importance when making beneficiary distributions is for the money to be used in meaningful ways such as home purchases, education, and...

Choosing a Successor Trustee

If you have a revocable living trust, you probably named yourself as trustee so you can continue to manage your own financial affairs, but eventually someone will need to step in for you when you are no longer able to act due to incapacity or after your death. The...

Organize Now!

Think for a few moments about what would happen if you suddenly became incapacitated or died. Would your spouse or family know what to do? Would they know where to find important records, assets and insurance documents? Would they be able to access (or even know...