Common Estate Planning Blunders

Estate planning is important for many retirees who still have assets that they will be leaving behind once they move on. To whom these assets will go to is the purpose of estate planning. In absence of it, these assets will usually be distributed among your relatives depending on intestate laws. This can sometimes lead to further confusion and conflict to the loved ones you leave behind. Estate planning helps you a

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Essential Estate Planning Tips

Even if you think that you may not be that well off, you might still have a need for estate planning, especially if you have a family and some assets that you might leave behind in case you move on to “the other side”. Estate planning is important to anyone who may be leaving behind some valuable assets that should be given under the care of the right person. Not only that, estate planning will also hel

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Common Mistakes in Writing a Will

A will is an important document in estate planning. It will help provide the instructions for what an individual may wish for his or her estate and assets in case of death. Not preparing a will can be a very grave mistake for any person who wish to ensure that his or her estate goes to the right people. Here are other common mistakes that may also occur especially when trying to prepare a will.Failure To Update A WillEveryone may already be aware that there’s nothing permanent in this life excep…

Posted by Ardent Editor on Nov 16 2009 in Estate Planning

Getting to Know Trust Funds

For many people, a trust fund may only be useful for people with a lot of money to spare. But with the increasing number of people accumulating quite a substantial amount of wealth through the increase in property value and positive gains from market driven retirement plans, even ordinary people today may find that setting up a trust fund have provide some valuable function in their future financial plans. Trust funds are usually set up in order to help preserve and maintain a potion of a person…

Posted by Ardent Editor on Mar 26 2008 in Estate Planning

The Importance of Estate Planning

As you reach that point in life where you begin to look at your successes through the years and how you have enjoyed and experienced a lot that led you to where you are now, other things might also come to mind. You might also begin to think on what will happen to the estate, no matter how small, that you have accumulated and to whom do they go. How this thought will eventually affect you will determine what would happen to your properties and assets in the future. When concern over your propert…

Posted by Ardent Editor on Mar 18 2008 in Estate Planning

Writing Your Will

People can find it uncomfortable talking about death. But there may come a time that you should be able to face the fact that you have to prepare for it especially when it comes to handing down whatever assets and properties that you may be leaving behind. If you wish that whatever wealth you may have accumulated in your lifetime goes into the right hands, then you may need to plan writing up a will. A will is simply a document that specifies who has the rights to certain assets and properties l…

Posted by Ardent Editor on Mar 12 2008 in Estate Planning

The Basics of Estate Planning

Estate planning is also an important part of planning for your financial future. But this is the aspect of the planning process that cater mostly to your beneficiaries. Estate planning is essentially the process of trying to dispose of a certain estate in order to provide the most benefit for the estate owner. The aim of estate planning is to make sure that an individual’s estate is passed on to the chosen beneficiaries of the estate owner. In essence, estate planning involves planning today wha…

Posted by Ardent Editor on Feb 27 2008 in Estate Planning

Estate Planning Tips

When you go through estate planning, you are trying to prepare for the eventuality that at any time you may leave this world. Estate planning will be able to help provide you with the assurance that your family will be well taken cared of even after you die. It does not matter if you earn a lot or just a little bit above average. It is always important to have a basic estate plan in place. This will help ensure that your family or your chosen heirs benefit from the properties that you have estab…

Posted by Ardent Editor on Mar 23 2007 in Estate Planning

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