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Make Retirement More Fun with Estate Planning

The words “fun” and “estate planning” are not typically used in the same sentence. Most people see estate planning as a chore to muddle through. While choosing beneficiaries and thinking about end-of-life care is certainly nobody’s idea of a good…
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Estate Planning for 80-Somethings

Estate planning needs to change over your lifetime (believe it or not, it is not a “one and done” thing). When you are in your twenties and working your first job, you might worry only about which beneficiaries to list…
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Do You Need an Estate Plan If You Are Single?

Tying the knot and having kids can change your finances significantly. One of the most important tools to protect your loved ones in such a scenario is a will. But if you are single – and far off from starting…
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Your Quick Guide to Trusts and the Benefits of Having One

Many people assume having a last will and testament is the centerpiece of any satisfactory estate plan. While they certainly have their benefits, having a will is far from the only piece of planning to consider. Trusts, in fact, offer…
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Powerful Estate Planning Tools for Charitable Giving

Americans are nothing if not generous. Each year, about 70 percent of the population makes charitable contributions. Most of these are done in the month of December. Gifts are often finalized in a hurry – we rarely consider the tax…
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Librarian’s Estate Plan Includes $4 Million Gift to School

A former University of New Hampshire librarian’s $4 million gift to the school has received considerable attention due to the way the school opted to use the funds. This uproar is a reminder that estate planning is important, especially if…
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Make a Charitable Donation in Your Will and Watch It Work

The estate planning laws in many states are pretty straightforward for those who want to donate all or part of their estate to charity. “You can leave an unlimited amount to a charity,” says fosters.com’s article “Giving to charity an…
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