Planning for the Future Without a Crystal Ball

Planning for the Future (Without a Crystal Ball) Creating a will, trust, or any type of estate plan has always involved dealing with an uncertain future.  Consider that just 20 years ago in 1997, the estate tax had an astonishing 55% rate with only a $600,000 exemption.  Back then, tax-driven estate planning was a mathematical necessity for a large segment of the population. Fast forward to 2017.  Not only do we now have a generous $5.49 million exemption and a lower 40% rate, we also have renewed emphasis and action from the President and Congress on repealing the estate tax, [...]

By |2021-09-21T19:14:31+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Estate Planning|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

3 Asset Protection Tips You Can Use Now

3 Asset Protection Tips You Can Use Now A common misconception is that only wealthy families and people in high risk professions need to put together an asset protection plan. But in reality, anyone can be sued. A car accident, foreclosure, unpaid medical bills, or an injured tenant can result in a monetary judgment that will decimate your finances. Below are three tips that you can use right now to protect your assets from creditors, predators and lawsuits. What Exactly is Asset Protection Planning? Before getting to the tips, you need to understand what asset protection planning is all about. [...]

By |2021-09-21T19:16:56+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Estate Planning|Tags: , |0 Comments
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