Tag Archives: Estate Planning
Don’t leave making a Will too late
Making a will is one of the tasks that people tend to put off most. Also, it’s one of the main reasons why millions of dollars worth of assets left by loved ones don’t end up in the right hands. Don’t leave making a Will too late.
None of us like to talk about death and I can understand why. However, failing to make a Will can leave those left behind with significant problems and stress. Extra stress not needed at what is already a tough time.
You have spent a lifetime working hard to accrue wealth and property. Surely you want to have a say in who receives what when you die?
Financial Planning for Children or Adults with Special Needs
Planning to meet the needs of children or adults who have special needs is often complex. Special financial planning techniques may be needed so you don’t jeopardize any government benefits they may be receiving. Many who have special needs require advice and protection throughout their lifetime from someone with legal authority. This person has the authority to act on their behalf. For most persons with special needs two types of protections are required:
1. protection of the estate left to the individual;
2. protection of his or her person in some form of guardianship.
In practice, provisions for these two types of protection often overlap.
Why should families plan?Read More