Posts Tagged Estate Planning

Make Estate Planning Part of Your New Year’s Resolution

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January is the time for New Year’s Resolutions, which often center on finances.  However, people often forget that estate planning is a critical component of your financial plan.  Despite the importance of estate planning, more than half of Americans do not have an estate plan in place at all.  Even if you do have an… Read more »


Estate Planning for a Second Marriage and Blended Family

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Often individuals in a second marriage with a blended family have different goal and concerns when it comes to estate planning than individuals in a first marriage.  In a first marriage, most individuals will want their entire estate to go to the surviving spouse, and upon the death of their surviving spouse, equally to their… Read more »


The Importance of Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples in Minnesota

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Today, an increasing number of couples are choosing to remain unmarried or delay marriage for a variety of reasons. While estate planning is important for everyone over 18 years of age, it is particularly important for unmarried couples because they do not have the same protections that spouses do under Minnesota law. Without an estate… Read more »


Will v. Living Trust: Choosing the Best Option for You

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Wills and Living Trusts are basic components of an estate plan.  But what is the difference between the two and which is right for you? The Basics of Estate Planning Before discussing the differences between a Will and a Living Trust, it is important to understand the definition of estate planning.  Estate planning is the… Read more »