“Young couples with children are usually in the beginning stages of their careers, and might not have an estate large enough to be affected by the estate tax upon their deaths. In 2012, an estate must be larger than $5 million dollars to incur any federal estate tax. Nevertheless, there are many non-tax reasons for…

“Having a child can be one of the most momentous occasions in a person’s life, and while caring for a new child can be a joyous experience, it also comes with an enormous amount of responsibility. For instance, parents will need to begin contemplating how to provide for their child in the event of a…

“It’s a tough conversation for any parent to have: Do you know what would happen to your kids if you were to pass away? Who would be their primary caretaker? Would they have enough money for necessities, let alone college? The questions are numerous, and the answers aren’t easy. The topic is so unpleasant that…

“In the midst of buying baby clothes and preparing for the sleepless nights of new parenthood, estate planning may be far down on your list of priorities. You may not even fully understand what estate planning is. That’s OK. For a variety of reasons, many of us overlook estate planning. But making a plan for…

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