Life insurance may play a vital role in an estate plan, because insurance proceeds can be counted on to provide liquidity when it’s needed.
What is equal treatment at time of death can be disputed among the children, when some children have received substantially more in lifetime gifts than the others.
If you experienced a temporary illness or needed someone to quickly step in to pay your bills, would your finances be organized enough for them to handle?
Recent legislation provides unprecedented opportunities to minimize or avoid estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes (GSTT).
If you’ve heard of trust funds but don’t know what they are or how they work, you’re not alone. Many people know just one key fact about trust funds: they’re set up by the ultra-wealthy as a way to protect passing on significant sums of money to family, friends or entities (charities, for example) after they pass away.
Here are the highlights of the most recent tax changes found in the $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill, which the Senate has approved, and the House recently passed.
As we age, it’s normal to begin worrying about Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, leading to cognitive impairment that severely affects daily living.
The contributions you make to your individual retirement account (IRA) are intended to supplement your income during your retirement years. However, as much as you’d like to let your IRAs remain untouched until retirement, unforeseen expenses may force you to withdraw some of those assets early.
If you’re caring for an older loved one, you might be worried. Here is what you need to know to keep elderly people safer, and what to do if they do show symptoms of COVID-19.
Adding an adult child to your house deed, or giving them the home outright, might seem like a smart thing to do. It usually isn’t.