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Your Digital Afterlife

If you have been online in the last few weeks you have undoubtedly read about Facebook’s new feature allowing users to select a “legacy contact.” With social media becoming more embedded in our daily lives, the nature of estate planning has to adapt to the changing times.  Continue reading

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Preserving Your Digital Assets

As technology progresses, we as a society start moving away from paper records, hard copy files, printed photographs, handwritten letters, etc. With so much of our lives ending up as electronic bits, doesn’t it make sense to properly preserve our digital assets? Continue reading

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Digital Assets: FAQs

It is becoming more and more common for people to keep things electronically and to accumulate a significant amount of digital assets/property.  While not all digital assets may be ‘valuable’ in the financial sense, they may be very valuable in the sense that they are personal and sentimental, and should be treated like other personal property. We are at a point where digital asset planning must be taken into consideration when thinking about advance life planning. Continue reading

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Guide for First Time Planners

Written by: Anna Tarasyuk and Bryan Fiorito
 

There is no better time to start planning for your future than now. We would like to provide you a foundation for implementing a comprehensive and practical approach to the estate planning process. Continue reading

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So You’re Going to be an Entrepreneur…

Congratulations!  Deciding to run your own business is exciting, overwhelming, and at times just plain scary. Continue reading

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Take Control of Your End-of-Life Decisions

When it comes to thinking about end-of-life decisions, we often think about that issue as it pertains to the elderly. Maybe it’s the false sense of invincibility we believe to posses – the ‘it can’t happen to me’ mentality.  Or, maybe it’s the belief in the natural order of things – the elderly pass first. But what about when end-of-life decisions have to be made for a thirty-something woman? Or a 13-year old child? Continue reading

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The 3 Must-Haves You Didn’t Know You Needed

“I don’t have assets, so I don’t need to plan.” This is one of the biggest misconceptions about estate planning. Estate planning is not just about dividing up your assets; it is about planning for your future.  Continue reading

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Powers of Attorney: FAQs

Q: What is a power of attorney?
A: A power of attorney is a legal document that gives someone the authority to act on your behalf. Powers of attorney can exist for legal, financial and medical matters.

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