Consider a trust to help manage and distribute assets during your lifetime and for future generations. Or explore other financial planning topics:

Cash Flow and Philanthropy: Charitable Remainder Trusts

A charitable remainder trust can provide a tax break and income for life.

Taxation Nation: Which State Taxes Matter to You?

Your overall tax liability is heavily dependent on where you live. Here's your state-by-state guide to who charges what.

Selecting a Trust to Suit Your Needs

There are nearly as many types of trusts as there are individual circumstances.

Estate Planning for Low Interest Rates

The three estate planning strategies that can benefit from low interest rates.

3 Ways to Pass Down a Home

The pros and cons of different methods for leaving a home to your heirs.

SLAT Trusts: An Estate Planning Strategy for Couples

A spousal lifetime access trust (SLAT) allows access to assets while helping to keep them out of your taxable estate.

Which Trust May Be Right for You?

There are many advantages to having a trust in addition to a will, but is a trust right for you?

How to Protect Your Estate from an Heirs Divorce

How to help ensure the assets you pass down are protected from an heir s divorce.

4 Common Trust Mistakes

A well-designed trust can help ensure your assets transfer to your heirs as efficiently and effectively as possible.