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3 reasons why people postpone estate planning

Estate planning may be uncomfortable for you to think about. After all, preparing for your inevitable death is not exactly a pleasant experience. But if you fail to put an estate plan together, you will not have as much control over your assets as you want. It could cause a disastrous mess for your heirs to deal with after you are gone.

Why parents of the disabled should consider special needs trusts

If you are the parent of a child with Down syndrome, autism or another type of disability, you face unique estate planning considerations and needs that differ from those faced by other parents. The lifetime expenses associated with raising a special needs child can prove considerable, and chances are, you want to ensure that your child has everything he or she needs to maintain the quality of life to which he or she is accustomed.

3 tips for dealing with child custody over summer vacation

With your kids getting out of school, Memorial Day weekend coming up and the weather getting warmer, summer is well on its way. While you are of course excited to take a vacation and enjoy the sun, you likely have child custody issues weighing on your mind.

Avoiding ambiguities in a will

It is understandable why people, especially those who are still relatively young, would want to avoid writing a will. However, it is a vital document that will make life so much easier for your surviving loved ones after you pass away. Unfortunately, USA Today reported in 2015 that only 36 percent of Americans actually have a will in place. 

Helpful documents for estate planning

Though thinking of leaving your family may not be the happiest thought, knowing that they have provision can bring some solace. Planning your estate may be critical to the well-being of your family. It can help to alleviate both financial and emotional burdens. For a proper estate plan, you should compile a few key documents as soon as possible.

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