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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How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
When Do You Need a Will?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Estate Management 101
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.