Tag Archives: Estate Planning

Friendsgiving and Estate Planning

Friendsgiving is the celebration of Thanksgiving dinner with your friends. This “holiday” usually takes place on the Wednesday before or the Friday after Thanksgiving Day, since Thanksgiving is usually reserved for family gatherings. In the past few years or so, … Continue reading

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Estate Planning & Divorce

Once you are divorced, your former spouse is usually not entitled to inherit any money from you upon your death. But can you protect your assets from your soon to be ex-spouse during a divorce, should you die during your … Continue reading

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Paying off Credit Card Debt after a Death

When dealing with a death of a loved one, his/her unpaid credit card bills are probably the last thing on your mind. But should you concern yourself with someone else’s credit card debt? While paying off the debts of a … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions – 2014

We are know the typical New Year’s resolutions: lose weight, stop smoking, save money, watch less television etc. And we all know that most of these promises will be quickly forgotten by mid-February when we slide back into our comfort zones and … Continue reading

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5 Major Financial Mistakes to Avoid When Getting Divorced or Separated – Part 4 of 5

4.  Forgetting to change your will and insurance policies In order to truly break free from your ex-spouse, once you are divorced, you should at least review your estate planning documents. Chances are that your ex-spouse is named a beneficiary in … Continue reading

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The Will that Won’t

Your last will tells the world exactly how you want your assets distributed when you die. It expresses your intentions and your goals. Unless a court declares otherwise, your will dictates your wishes long after you’re gone.  Dying without a … Continue reading

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