estate planning documents and their importance

Estate Planning Awareness Week: The Importance of Having an Estate Plan

In 2008, Congress highlighted the need for the public to understand the importance of estate planning and passed House Resolution 1499, designating the third week of October as National Estate Planning Awareness Week. According to a 2021 survey conducted by, however, only 33 percent of adults in the United States have estate planning documents, such […]

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Myths We Tell Ourselves About Estate Planning

Estate planning can be a complicated process. Deciding to move forward with an estate plan requires us to face that we will not live forever, which stops many people in their tracks. Others talk themselves out of seeing a qualified estate planning attorney because of the following myths.   Myth #1: Only the Rich Need […]

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A Successful Move Requires Planning Ahead

You may be moving to a different location or moving out on your own for the first time. While this is a very exciting time in your life, the actual process of moving can cause anxiety, trepidation and stress. However, moving can be quite successful when you plan ahead. When it comes to all the […]

10 Estate Planning Terms That You Should Know

10 Estate Planning Terms That You Need to Know

Estate planning is an important tool for everyone, no matter their age or financial situation. With proper estate planning, you can appoint guardians for minor children, decide who will make decisions for you if you cannot, reduce taxes to pass more wealth to the next generation and state how and to whom to pass your […]

The Best Ways To Own Your Real Estate

The Best Ways to Own Your Real Estate

The best way to own real estate really depends on the type of real estate you own. Is it your primary residence, or investment property such as a vacation home or other rental property? Below, we take a look at the different types of real estate and offer advice about the best form of ownership […]