Accordingly toa recent article from Merrill Lynch, many people still believe that a trust is only for the very wealthy. On the contrary, a trust allows someone of even modest means to ensure that his money is distributed as he wishes after his death. Merrill Lynch points out the three benefits of a trust:
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When fashion designer Kate Spade and chef/TV star Anthony Bourdain died last year, they had more in common than the headlines revealed, and those common traits offer a cautionary tale about the importance of a current estate plan.
Michigan is providing free legal help to people age 55 and older who have experienced, or are at risk of, abuse, neglect or exploitation. These free legal services are available regardless of income, languages spoken or immigration status (with or without documentation).
Recently, I was given an opportunity to travel to Washington D.C. for the week of October 8th. When I checked the schedule I was thrilled to learn that the United States Supreme CourtWOULD be hearing oral arguments while I was there.
Rodney Dangerfield once joked that “my wife and I sleep in separate rooms, have dinner apart, and take separate vacations - we're doing everything we can to keep our marriage together!” But what if your wife didn't live with you and still wanted to inherit your property after your death?
On May 24th, President Trump signed theEconomic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, which loosens the restrictions placed on banks after the financial crisis. What the new law means for you is that you can now "freeze" or "thaw" your credit for free.