Roth IRA Conversions After Tax Reform…Still a good idea? What are the implications for your family if you don’t spend all the money?
Twenty years ago, the Roth IRA first became available to investors as a financial tool for their estate planning needs. These accounts have maintained their popularity because unlike their traditional IRA counterpart, a Roth IRA [...]
Small Business Owner? Know What Can Happen to Your Business If You Become Incapacitated or Pass Away
Preparing your company for your incapacity or death is vital to the survival of the enterprise. Otherwise, your business will be disrupted, harming your customers, employees, vendors, and ultimately, your family. For this reason, proactive [...]
The new tax legislation raises the federal estate tax exemption to $11.2 million for individuals and $22.4 million for couples. The increase means that an exceedingly small number of estates (only about 1,800, nationally) will [...]
When a spouse passes away, thinking about “the estate” might be the last thing on your mind. And while it’s necessary to give yourself ample time to process the loss of your partner, it’s also [...]
Most people understand that if they want to sell their house, then in order to get the best sale price, a lot of work that needs to be done before it's listed on the market. [...]
According to a March 2017 survey by Caring.com, six out of ten Americans have no will or any other kind of estate planning. Many said they’d get around to it, eventually. When they’re old. (The [...]