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January 2018 Archives

3 social media mistakes to avoid if you are a business owner

Successfully navigating social media as a business owner can be a complicated task. Between the logistics of navigating various platforms and the ease with which people can share information, there is a lot to know when it comes to using sites like Twitter and Facebook wisely.

Dealing with estate items no one wants

By 2030, more than 20 percent of the U.S. population will be 65 or older. Many of them will begin to move into smaller homes, assisted living or retirement villages. While married or raising children, the estates were large enough for multiple rooms of fine furniture, inherited and purchased households goods and family mementos.

How the tax overhaul will impact high-asset estate planning

Christmas may be over, but if you are in the process of planning your estate, you may still be thinking about gifts. A major part of estate planning is making gift transfers to certain beneficiaries. This is a great way to transfer your wealth to family members or loved ones, even though there is a limit on the amount of money that can be gifted without incurring taxes.

3 ways to address valuable collections in your estate plan

People who collect art, action figures, stamps, coins or other valuable items know that such pursuits take a lot of time, energy and money. As such, it is important to protect the investment and care that goes into these collections by addressing them specifically in an estate plan.

Creating an estate plan in 2018? How to get started

It's the start of a new year and for many people, that means making resolutions to do things differently or better in the coming year. However, these resolutions can often -- and easily -- be broken. People get distracted or unmotivated, particularly when it involves doing something that seems complicated and uncomfortable, like making an estate plan.

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