The Best Ways to Plan Your Blended Family Estate

As a result of inheritance in a blended family, families may feel hurt and inequitably distributed, leading to lengthy legal battles that can be both costly and destructive to the family. While you cannot legislate from the grave, you can carefully prepare your estate...

The Pitfalls of Beneficiary Designations

Leaving property to your heirs may seem straightforward. You make a will or a trust, you do a transfer-on-death deed for your real estate, you put your kids on your bank account, you designate beneficiaries for your life insurance and retirement accounts, and you’re...