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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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
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
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
When it comes to planning for the unexpected many of us tend to put it off because no one wants to think about their own mortality. But, it is precisely because something can happen at any moment that we absolutely have to do at least some basic life planning. Continue reading
We all know that January is the month for making and attempting to keep New Year resolutions. The gyms are packed, and things are getting done. But, as February rolls around, the gym crowds disperse, and our to-do lists get longer and longer. We all make New Year resolutions; we also break them – habitually. Continue reading
Too often we focus on the present and forget to plan for the future. There are too many distractions and too many excuses. Being too busy, too lazy, or thinking that things will just fall into place can lead to a lot of stress when the unplanned happens. Continue reading
“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
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.
Turning eighteen is an exciting moment in a child’s life. Turning eighteen often means the start of college; a new adventure. Turning eighteen can mean a backpacking trip through Europe. Turning eighteen gives an adult the right to vote. Turning eighteen means a child legally becomes an adult. Exciting? Definitely. Scary? Absolutely.