Unlike many estate assets, if you’re looking to collect the proceeds of a life insurance policy, the process is fairly simple, provided you’re named as the beneficiary. That said, following a loved one’s death, the whole world can feel like it is falling apart, and it is helpful to know exactly what steps need to…

Over the past few months, you probably spent lots of time with your family and friends enjoying the holidays. During those moments, you were likely reminded of just how important those relationships can be to you. And as we grow older, you begin to realize how precious little time we have to spend with one…

In the first part of this series, we began discussing the estate planning tools all unmarried couples should have in place. Here, we’ll look at the final must-have planning tool. Most people tend to view estate planning as something only married couples need to worry about. However, estate planning can be even more critical for…

Estate planning is often considered something you only need to worry about once you get married. But the reality is that every adult, regardless of age, income level, or marital status, needs to have some fundamental planning strategies in place if you want to keep the people you love out of court and out of…