Month: December 2020

Overwhelmed woman

How to Begin Administering an Estate When Life Feels Overwhelming

The passing of a loved one can be a tumultuous experience. When you are tasked with executing their estate, the feelings of grief and responsibility can quickly become overwhelming. This is especially true if this is the first time you have ever had to administer an estate. We will let you in on a secret: starting is the hardest part. No matter what your situation is, taking even the smallest o...

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Joe Biden

How Joe Biden’s Tax Plan May Impact Your Estate Plan

Americans are reconsidering their estate planning strategies following Joe Biden’s presidential election win. Biden made his desire to raise estate and capital gains taxes well known on the campaign trail, leaving many people to redouble their efforts to protect their assets. The good news: there is still time to take action before Biden is inaugurated. Your personal course of action may dep...

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Estate Planning for Virtual Assets

Now more than ever, our lives are lived in online spaces. We pay bills, socialize, work, and play virtually. It is natural that our assets would become increasingly virtual as well. Despite spending much of our free time online, few of us ever really consider how our digital assets might be handled after we pass away. It is an important conundrum to weigh even if you are a Bitcoin millionaire. ...

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The Importance of Estate Planning: Gen-Z Edition

Life is full of unexpected twists and turns. There is no better example of this than the COVID-19 pandemic. Nobody could have predicted the way our world has been turned upside down because of the pandemic. For Generation Z, COVID-19 has been something of a rude awakening to the realities of estate planning and other legal documents that should be established. While it might once have seemed li...

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