Want to save a bunch of money? I’ll explain how here. But I’m warning you, the discussion can get a little dense because it involves the ‘T’ word (taxes). If you understand this topic, you’ll … [Read more...]
STEP Act Might Step On You
Something is perking in Washington that could end up costing many people a lot of money that they weren’t expecting to spend. If you own assets that have appreciated in value, this could be you. As … [Read more...]
Living Trusts versus Wills: Which Is Better?
Answer: It Depends Recently a client asked me for my thoughts on Wills versus trusts. Wouldn't she have been surprised if I answered, "I really don't have any; whatever the client feels like." Of … [Read more...]
Naming A Trust As IRA Beneficiary: Great Idea? Bad Idea?
This is the most advanced topic I have written for my public readers. But it can be an important topic, so hang in there. According to conventional wisdom you should always name your spouse as … [Read more...]
Three Reasons To Trust Your Beach House To A Trust
Vacation property and “second homes” – whether in the mountains or at the beach – present a number of legal and tax planning opportunities. A little secret: Most of what you'll read here also … [Read more...]