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The generation-skipping transfer tax can reduce estates by nearly half. Here’s how to avoid it.
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When both spouses collect Social Security, does a surviving spouse get both? Unfortunately no.
It may benefit your loved ones—and your own financial plan—to give more while you’re still living. Here’s what you need to know about the gift tax and estate tax.
Wills may not make sense for all estate planning needs. Find out when you might want to consider a trust.
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Talking to elderly parents about their finances and future care can be sensitive but essential. Here's how to start.
What to do with your estate when its inheritor isn’t obvious.
Creating an estate plan is a start, but sharing the details with family is a crucial next step.
Retiring overseas may offer lower expenses and idyllic places. Learn 9 financial facts you need to know about taxes, Medicare and more if you are retiring outside the US.
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Raising kids is expensive, but being financially prepared isn't just about money—it's about planning ahead.
You don’t have to be super wealthy to have an estate plan. In fact, most people could benefit from one. So why do we tend to procrastinate?
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