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Estate Planning for Blended Families

How to plan for a future with stepchildren, children, in-laws and exes Estate planning isn’t the most pleasant topic or discussion point among family...
A couple revising their estate plan with an attorney

Evolving Your Estate Plan

Life isn’t static, so your estate plan shouldn’t be either. Here are seven instances when you should revisit it Many years ago, you drafted your esta...

How to Avoid Family Inheritance Disputes

How to plan your estate and keep the family peace Family inheritance disputes can be a sad reality, and something many people hope to prevent with a...

Estate Planning for Single Parents

What single parents need to know about estate plans to protect and provide for their families No parent wants to think about not being there to raise...

How the GOP Tax Plan Affects Illinois Estates

Proposed federal legislation will significantly raise the estate tax exemption. Here’s what that means for Illinois residents. The newly passed Repub...

Estate Planning for Retirement

Estate Planning Must-Haves as You Enter Retirement Retirement is an exciting time. After many years of hard work, the days of reading, traveling, and...

Estate Planning for Your Parents

If your parents’ financial affairs aren’t in order, here’s what you need to do to get them on track There’s only one thing more uncomfortable than ha...

Everything You Need To Know About 529 Plans

Who Can Benefit From 529 Plans and How To Decide If They’re Right For You A 529 Plan is an education savings plan designed to help families set aside...
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