Effective estate management enables you to manage your affairs during your lifetime and control the distribution of your wealth after death. An effective estate strategy can spell out your healthcare wishes and ensure that they're carried out – even if you are unable to communicate. It can even designate someone to manage your financial affairs should you be unable to do so.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Do You Feel Lucky?
Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.
Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Estate Management 101
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate