The 4 C’s: Why You Need An Estate Plan

NerdWallet recently answered that age-old question — “Do I need a will?” — with a pithy but resounding, “Yes.” Of course, one-word answers haven’t convinced most Americans. Despite experts’ impassioned pleas, some 55% of adults in this country still don’t have so much as a will, let alone a trust or any of the other… Read More »

How to Handle an Inheritance

Inheritances often come as a surprise, and an emotional surprise at that. Unlike most other gifts in life, inheritances arrive in the midst of sorrow and confusion. Knowing how to strategically and tactfully handle an unexpected inheritance can be a real challenge. U.S. News & World Report recently talked with one beneficiary who couldn’t bring… Read More »