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Estate Planning

WHY IS ESTATE PLANNING IMPORTANT?

Estate Planning

Who

  • Age 65 and over
  • Increased Net Worth
  • No longer working or working part time

Priorities

  • Mortgage is paid off
  • Little to no debt
  • Staying on budget
  • Living off savings
  • Reducing income tax
  • Taking care of the “What-ifs?”
  • Long Term Care
  • Premature Death
  • Make a will
  • Consider powers of attorneys
  • Making sure health insurance is adequate
  • Estate Planning

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Latest News

Don’t lose all your hard-earned money to taxes

Aug 01, 2022

It’s essential to manage your tax planning properly – both while you are living and for after your death. You want as much of your money as possible to go to your beneficiaries, not the government. Our article contains three tips to help you do that: 1. Learn how to make the most of the lifetime capital gains exemption. 2. Figure out ways to decrease your end-of-life tax bill. 3. Look into Immediate Financing Arrangements.

The Six Steps to Financial Planning

Jul 05, 2022

A certified financial planner is trained to focus on all aspects of your finances – everything from your taxes to retirement savings. The six steps to financial planning are: • Meeting your financial planner • Determining your goals and expectation • Reviewing your current financial state • Developing a financial plan • Implementing a financial plan • Monitoring the plan A certified financial planner will develop a plan that works for you both today and in the future.

Don’t lose all your hard-earned money to taxes

Jun 02, 2022

It’s essential to manage your tax planning properly – both while you are living and for after your death. You want as much of your money as possible to go to your beneficiaries, not the government. Our article contains three tips to help you do that: 1. Learn how to make the most of the lifetime capital gains exemption. 2. Figure out ways to decrease your end-of-life tax bill. 3. Look into Immediate Financing Arrangements.

Importance of a Buy-Sell Agreement

May 01, 2022

Working as a partnership between 2 or more individuals is never an easy task, and the situation only gets more complicated when one or more of them exits the business. Protecting not only the business, but your personal interests, as well as your family’s future are very important objectives for any business owner, and should not be overlooked.

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