Posts tagged with "probate"



Estate Planning · December 11, 2023
Have Unused 529 College Savings? Roll Them Into a Roth in 2024
Got Unused 529 College Savings? Big Changes Are Coming in 2024! Imagine converting your stagnant education savings into a flourishing retirement fund. Starting in 2024, you can roll over up to $35,000 from a 529 plan into a Roth IRA, without the burden of taxes or penalties. This means more control over your financial future and a savvy way to boost your retirement savings. Plus, learn how this act benefits grandparent-owned 529 accounts in a way never seen before, potentially enhancing your eli
Estate Planning · November 27, 2023
What You Must Know About Your Right to Your Spouse’s Retirement Benefits
In a blended family, navigating retirement benefits can be a maze of confusion and worry. You might be troubled by how ERISA laws could unexpectedly limit your children's inheritance from your retirement funds, disregarding your true wishes. But equally important is the lawful right of your spouse to a share of these benefits. This mix can lead to painful misunderstandings and unintended consequences. Here's our guide to bringing clarity to this complex issue.
Estate Planning · November 17, 2023
The Scary Truth: Naming Godparents Does Not Create Legal Guardians
Feeling uncertain about how to ensure your child's future is protected can be a common concern for many parents. Imagine a world where you have complete peace of mind, knowing that your children will always be cared for by those you trust the most, both emotionally and legally. Dive into our latest blog to empower you with the knowledge and tools to bridge the gap between heartfelt tradition and essential legal planning. Transform your concern into confidence, ensuring your children’s well-being
Estate Planning · November 13, 2023
How to Talk Money With Your Family Over The Holidays
The holiday season brings families together, presenting a unique opportunity to discuss important topics like inheritance, end-of-life decisions, and estate planning. However, broaching these subjects can be tricky, especially amidst festive activities. Our latest blog post, "How to Talk Money With Your Family Over The Holidays," offers valuable insights and practical tips to navigate these conversations with sensitivity and success. Here's how to prepare your family for a meaningful discussion.
Estate Planning · October 27, 2023
Year-End Tax Planning Starts Now: 8 Things To Do Now to Lower Your 2023 Taxes - Part 2
End-of-the-year tax strategies can be a game-changer in enhancing one's financial status. By judiciously implementing these eight methods, you stand a chance to retain more of your hard-earned money. But remember, monetary strategies are just one facet of a holistic life plan. Making well-informed decisions in all aspects – health, happiness, and financial security – is paramount in crafting a legacy that benefits you and generations to come. Always prioritize comprehensive planning and consult
Estate Planning · October 20, 2023
Year-End Tax Planning Starts Now: 8 Things To Do Now to Lower Your 2023 Taxes - Part 1
We understand that tax planning can feel overwhelming, especially as the year draws to a close. With so much on your plate, looking ahead to 2023 might be the last thing on your mind. That's why we’re here to guide you gently through some compassionate steps to take right now to ease your tax concerns for the coming year. From the comfort of maximizing your HSA, to the security of a 529 college fund, or even the relief of adjusting tax withholdings, we’re here to navigate these waters alongside
Estate Planning · October 09, 2023
Flu Season Fundamentals: How to Keep Seniors Safe This Fall
As autumn paints the world in shades of gold, it also signals the arrival of flu season, a time of concern for our beloved senior family members. In this educational article, we will delve into a comprehensive set of strategies designed to empower you in safeguarding and nurturing the health and well-being of your elderly loved ones throughout the colder months. Be proactive, educate yourself, and take the necessary steps to provide the best possible care that aligns with your senior family memb
Estate Planning · September 22, 2023
From 'I Do' to 'What If': Estate Planning Must-Do's for Newlyweds - Part 2
Last week, we embarked on a newlywed's crash course in estate planning - the adulting class you never knew you needed! Stepping into married life isn’t just about merging Netflix accounts; it's about locking in those shared dreams against life’s plot twists. This week, let's dive into three more fun yet foundational strategies. Think of it as building your financial love nest, brick by essential brick. Join us, learn, and let’s make planning feel like a date night!
Estate Planning · September 15, 2023
From 'I Do' to 'What If': Estate Planning Must-Do's for Newlyweds - Part 1
Newlywed or soon-to-be? Beyond the vows lies a profound act of love: estate planning. Surprisingly, saying "I do" doesn't automatically safeguard your mutual assets or health decisions. Navigate this essential yet overlooked step with our guide, as we uncover 6 pivotal tools every couple should consider. Turn the page on a gift that ensures your partner's security and honors your wishes. Make estate planning a heartfelt chapter in your marital story. Dive in!
Estate Planning · September 01, 2023
Can You Rely on Legal Insurance for Your Estate Plan?
As affordable legal solutions like workplace-offered group insurance become popular, their adequacy for detailed estate planning comes under scrutiny. This 'one-size-fits-all' might leave families navigating unexpected legal hurdles. Our article highlights these pitfalls, emphasizing the need for personalized strategies. Beyond mere asset protection, a heart-centered approach ensures a harmonious legacy and a secure future, underscoring the significance of expert estate planning.

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