A goal of estate planning is to maximize the wealth that is passed on to one’s heirs. In this video, we’ll discuss how a Spousal Lifetime Access Trust and an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust may help you minimize estate taxes and protect wealth.
A revocable living trust, or RLT, offers many benefits, including probate avoidance, privacy, and flexibility in managing assets during one’s life, incapacity, and death. However, despite their popularity as an estate planning tool, there are many misconceptions surrounding revocable trusts that lead to confusion and misunderstandings. Watch this video to learn about the top six misconceptions.
Failing to properly fund a living trust is one of the most common errors people make and can lead to unintended consequences and added costs for both the individual and their beneficiaries. In this video, we’ll provide an overview of how to properly fund a living trust.
The US federal government imposes taxes on the transfer of assets when an individual passes away. The current federal estate tax exemption is $12.06 million in 2022 (it was $11.7…
When establishing a retirement plan, be sure to avoid common missteps when setting up your company’s retirement plan.
Avoiding unintended income tax consequences in your estate plan
Estate succession planning guide for multigenerational wealth and prioritizing grantor intent
A life insurance trust is an estate planning tool for maximizing the value of an estate passed to one’s heirs. Learn how a life insurance trust works and how it may help you protect wealth.
A business valuation helps to determine the fair market value of a company and may be needed for a variety of reasons such as buying or selling a business, transferring equity, developing an estate plan or purchasing insurance. In this video, we’ll cover why you might need a valuation and the common methodologies used to determine value.
The lifetime gift tax exemption is at an all-time high of $11.7 million per individual and $23.4 million per couple but may be reduced in the near future by potential legislation. This video provides an overview of the Spousal Lifetime Access Trust and how it can help couples maximize their lifetime gift tax exemption.
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