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Talking about family heirlooms

You can certainly do your estate planning on your own, but it's often not advisable. It's usually considered much better to talk with your family during this process. This is especially true if you have adult children and they're going to be heavily involved. One...

Can I avoid probate with a living trust?

Estate planning can be a confusing process. But as tedious as it may seem, having a poorly made will can lead to even bigger headaches for your loved ones. If you are thinking about your estate plans, you may be wondering how to best protect and transfer your assets....

Effective Methods Of Reducing Estate Tax

As someone who lives in Minnesota and has a valuable estate, you may have concerns about how much of it your beneficiaries will ultimately lose to estate taxes. While the threshold for having to pay estate taxes changes from one year to the next, if your estate has a...

Reasons To Start Estate Planning Now

Unfortunately, many young people do not see the point in creating estate plans in their 20s and 30s. Once you marry or have a child, you need to start planning for the future, and it is never too soon to develop an estate plan. Many people do not start thinking...

Are You Planning Your Estate The Right Way?

Most people know they need an estate plan in place for when they eventually pass away. This can be easier said than done. A lot of people have no idea where to start with their estate plans, which is why it is crucial to set some clear, attainable goals. For starters,...