Whether 1 Divorce or 8, the End of a Marriage Impacts End-of-Life Planning

Whether 1 Divorce or 8, the End of a Marriage Impacts End-of-Life Planning

News icon Larry King recently passed away in the midst of his eighth divorce.  We will remember his many memorable interviews and nearly as many trips to the altar. He brought the famous and influential into our homes for decades, and those interviews bridge eras and...
New Developments Transform the Role Life Insurance Plays in Your Estate and Financial Planning

New Developments Transform the Role Life Insurance Plays in Your Estate and Financial Planning

Within the past year, a combination of new legislation and the recent change of leadership in the White House and Congress stands to dramatically increase the income taxes your loved ones will have to pay on inherited retirement accounts as well as increasing the...
Does Your Estate Plan Protect Your Intellectual Property?

Does Your Estate Plan Protect Your Intellectual Property?

If you own a business, you almost certainly have intellectual property. However, because your intellectual property is intangible, it can be invisible to you and those who aren’t familiar with the nature of intellectual property and its value, so it often gets...
King’s children battled over Bible and Nobel Prize

King’s children battled over Bible and Nobel Prize

It’s hard to imagine that someone like Martin Luther King, Jr. would end up being the focus of almost endless court battles. After all, Dr. King was the unfaltering champion of peaceful resistance during his quest for full and equal civil rights for all Americans. He...
What You Should Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

What You Should Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

With people living longer than ever before, more and more seniors require long-term healthcare services in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. However, such care is extremely expensive, especially when it’s needed for extended periods of time. Traditional...
5 Questions To Ask Before Hiring An Estate Planning Lawyer—Part 2

5 Questions To Ask Before Hiring An Estate Planning Lawyer—Part 2

Since you’ll be discussing topics like death, incapacity, and other frightening life events, hiring an estate planning lawyer may feel intimidating or morbid. But it definitely doesn’t have to be that way. Instead, it can be the most empowering decision you ever make...