The Pros and Cons of Probate  

The Pros and Cons of Probate   

In this post we take a closer look at probate administration. In estate planning circles, the word “probate” often comes with a starkly negative connotation. Indeed, for many people — especially those with larger estates — financial planners recommend trying to keep property out of probate whenever possible. Let’s take a brief look…

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Wills, Trusts & Dying Intestate: How They Differ

Wills, Trusts & Dying Intestate: How They Differ

Let’s kick of the New Year by getting down to the basics!

Most people understand that having some sort of an estate plan is a good thing. However, many of us don’t take the steps to have an estate plan prepared because we don’t understand the nuances between wills and trusts – and dying without either. 

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The Year of DONE.

The Year of DONE.

Can you believe it’s almost 2019?  I personally feel as though the years are flying by faster than ever before.  Maybe this is because of the never-ending to-do list that seems to accompanyadulthood or maybe it’s because most of us struggle with balancing work, family and personal time.  Whatever the reason may be the fact remains that life is happening and time is passing. No matter what you do (or don’t do) the time keeps passing. 

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What Happens to Your Student Loans When You Die?

What Happens to Your Student Loans When You Die?

If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you know that student loans are bigger and more common than ever before. There is currently over $1.45 trillion in outstanding student loan debt in the United States, and 42 million Americans have some amount of student loan debt (the average borrower owes over $30,000). Despite student loans being incredibly common, there is still a lot student loan borrowers don’t know about their debts. 

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