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Advance Planning Prevents Probate Difficulties
Estate Planning

Advance Planning Prevents Probate Difficulties

Collect and organize all important papers, passwords and pin numbers, keep them up to date and tell your heirs where to find them.
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Defining a Subtrust and Its Benefits
Estate Planning

Defining a Subtrust and Its Benefits

A subtrust is a separate entity created under the umbrella of a primary trust or a will. A subtrust becomes active based on the terms ...
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Can You Completely Avoid Probate?
Estate Planning

Can You Completely Avoid Probate?

Many people want to learn how to avoid probate so their heirs don’t have to cope with these legal proceedings during a stressful time of ...
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Will My Social Security Benefits Be Affected If I Work?
Estate Planning

Should You Put Your House in a Trust?

Putting a home into a trust has several benefits, from avoiding the lengthy probate process to providing potential tax advantages. This article discusses some of ...
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Life Insurance and Estate Planning
Estate Planning

Can You Successfully Disinherit a Family Member?

If you want to exclude someone from the will, is it best to leave them a dollar so they can’t challenge being excluded? Can you ...
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What to Do Before Naming a Family Member or Friend As a Trustee
Estate Planning

Your Will Is Just One Part of an Estate Plan

Those beneficiary forms you filled out years ago can supersede your other estate plans.
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Where Should You Store Your Will?
Estate Planning

Where Should You Store Your Will?

Aretha Franklin did what she was supposed to in drawing up a last will and testament, but a crucial mistake left her multimillion-dollar estate in ...
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Liquidating Assets after a Loved One's Death
Estate Planning

Do You Need a Will or Trusts or Both?

A traditional will could be the simplest but not necessarily the best way to pass on your legacy.
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Biggest Mistake People Make With Estate Plans?
Estate Planning

What if Your Life Insurance Beneficiary Predeceases You?

If you have life insurance, you know you were required to pick a single or multiple beneficiaries when you purchased your policy. When you die, ...
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What Happens to My Bank Account When I Die?
Estate Planning

What Happens to My Bank Account When I Die?

You need money in a checking account, so you can pay your bills on an ongoing basis. You also need money in a savings account ...
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