When you are considering the manner in which you would like your assets to be distributed after your death you may decide that charitable giving is part of the plan. Doing what you can to help those less fortunate than you is always meaningful, but it takes on an added significance as your twilight years begin to appear over the horizon. There are a number of ways that one can fulfill this admirable philanthropic urge, and one of them is through the creation of a charitable remainder … [Read more...] about A Look At Charitable Remainder Trusts
Estate planning is the process of getting your affairs in order before the unthinkable happens. Most people assume the “unthinkable” is death, but this includes incapacity as well. Think about it: if you became mentally disabled, would you and your assets be protected? Most estate plans consist of about four to five documents; the documents that you will need depend on your financial and personal situation. Will or Trust? Those that do not require a Living Trust can often use a Will as the … [Read more...] about What Makes A Good Estate Plan?