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Do-it-yourself estate plan

Do-It-Yourself Estate Plan Creates More Problems

My idea: put our accounts in my wife’s name and put the land in our children’s names. The way I figure it, when something happens to me, they won’t need to do any of that courtroom mumbo jumbo that costs a few thousand dollars. What’s your take on the workaround idea?

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Estate planning

Advantages of Gifting Now

Why put off for tomorrow what you can do today? That adage might ring true for your family, as you try to figure out how to enjoy giving funds to your family today, while potentially saving your family money down the line.

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