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Why Don’t Most American have an Estate Plan?

By: Nick Leydorf
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Just 34% of adult Americans have an estate plan and 37% of respondents said they didn't have a plan at the ready.
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Posted on: November 2, 2022 |
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Should I List Beneficiaries on my Life Insurance?

By: Nick Leydorf
Here are three smart moves to make when picking (or adjusting) your life insurance beneficiaries.
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Posted on: November 1, 2022 |
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Estate Planning for Changing Economic Times

By: Nick Leydorf
One goal of estate planning is to bring some certainty to a multitude of variables. Recent increases in inflation, interest rates and market volatility, however, are causing some experts to reassess their options.
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Posted on: October 31, 2022 |
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How Do I Ask My Parents About Their Estate Plan?

By: Nick Leydorf
Before approaching the subject of the will, you need to consider that the loved one may be guarded and resistant to talk about it.
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Posted on: October 28, 2022 |
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What Happens when You Inherit a Retirement Account?

By: Nick Leydorf
There’s almost always a reckoning when the government proffers a tax break. So it is with individual retirement accounts (IRA)s, 401(k)s and similar accounts that investors fund with pre-tax earnings.
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Posted on: October 27, 2022 |
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How Does an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust Work?

By: Nick Leydorf
Life insurance is often a cornerstone of a comprehensive estate plan, particularly when an estate consists of largely illiquid assets.
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Posted on: October 26, 2022 |
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Top 10 Success Tips for Estate Planning

By: Nick Leydorf
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Estate planning is one of the most important steps you can take for yourself and your loved ones.
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Posted on: October 25, 2022 |
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Estate Planning Considerations for Minor Children

By: Nick Leydorf
When preparing estate planning documents, certain beneficiaries may need more protection than others. One particular class of beneficiaries that needs to be intentionally considered is minor children.
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Posted on: October 24, 2022 |
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How Can an Elder Law Attorney Help Me?

By: Nick Leydorf
With an elder care lawyer by your side, handling issues associated with Medicaid and Medicare is easy.
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Posted on: October 22, 2022 |
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What Did George Harrison Leave to His Sister in His Estate Plan?

By: Nick Leydorf
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George Harrison and his older sister Louise were close, even though they had a falling out in the 1990s. Before his death, they reconciled, so Louise was surprised when she got the news that she would no longer be receiving anything from his estate.
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Posted on: October 21, 2022 |
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