Will You Make these 5 Tragic Yet Common Estate Planning Mistakes?

We see tragedy on a day-to-day basis because good, caring folks make these horrid estate planning mistakes regularly. Will you? 1. Not having a plan. Every state has laws for distributing the property of someone who dies without an estate plan—but not very many people would be pleased with the results. State laws vary, but [...]

By | 2017-04-28T03:24:46+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Estate Planning|0 Comments

The Tragic Loss of Star Trek’s Anton Yelchin: Lessons for Estate and Legacy Planning

On June 19, 2016, when successful actor Anton Yelchin (Chekov in the recent Star Trek movies) failed to show for rehearsal, his friends became worried and drove to his house. Sadly, they found Yelchin pinned between his security fence, brick mailbox, and Jeep Grand Cherokee. Estate Planning Lessons: What Happens if You Pass Away Unprepared? [...]

By | 2017-04-21T12:56:43+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Estate Planning|0 Comments

A Powerful Exercise to Surface the Values You Want to Pass on to the Next Generation

Every one of us receives and passes on an inheritance. The inheritance may not be an accumulation of earthly possessions or acquired riches, but whether we realize it or not, our choices, words, actions, and values will impact someone and form the heritage we hand down. — Ben Hardesty Successful estate planning is about far [...]

By | 2017-04-14T14:09:40+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Estate Planning|0 Comments