You may already be very conscious of the fact that everyone -- regardless of their age or wealth -- should have an estate plan. Accidents can happen in a flash and make the unthinkable a reality, so it's always best to be prepared.
When artists, musicians and writers die, they often leave behind an impressive body of work, much of which may still be unavailable to the public. Time and again, their estates get drawn into lengthy battles as various heirs seek control over the creative content these artists left behind.
Lots of people are collectors. Whether great or small, collectibles enable people to express their passions and surround themselves with the things they find pleasing. A lot of those collections end up having a significant monetary value in addition to their aesthetic ones.
Colorado University has made quite an impression on some people. Now, those people are coming back to leave their own impression on the university in the form of a multi-million dollar estate gift.
Everybody seems to love estate sales.
There's nothing wrong with sharing your hopes, dreams and life with someone you love.
Estate plans are rarely "one and done." They need a little maintenance to keep them healthy over time. Anytime there's a major overhaul of the tax code is a good time to review your estate plan and see what might have changed for you and your heirs.
It doesn't matter how old you are or how little you have, an estate plan is one of those things that you really need to consider once you cross the threshold from childhood into adulthood.
Many of us have loved ones with special needs. Caring for a special needs family member is an important, life-long responsibility. Making sure they receive continued care once you’re gone is equally important. Today we will explore why setting up a special needs trust may be a good option for you.