Making a last will and testament is an important part of your estate plan and there are different types of wills to choose from. A nuncupative will, meaning a will thatâs oral rather than written, may be an option in … Continue reading →
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A contingent beneficiary is a person, estate or trust that receives the assets of a person who dies if the primary beneficiary, for any reason, cannot receive the assets. It is commonly recommended by attorneys when their clients are making a will to have at least one contingent beneficiary. It is possible to have several […]
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Homeownership is one of the most time-tested ways to build wealth in the U.S. It can help you build wealth thanks to home appreciation â but this isnât always guaranteed (just ask anyone who bought a home right before 2008). Another way to build wealth through homeownership is by upgrading your home, thereby increasing its value. […]
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When creating an estate plan, one of the most basic documents you may wish to include is a will. If you have a more complicated estate, you might also need to have a trust in place. Both a will and … Continue reading →
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