The term “estate planning” has a tendency to send many people in a panic -too complex, full of legal lingo and complicated tax concepts. In his article Estate Planning Without Anxiety Peter Keating with SmartMoney Magazine does a good job of explaining the basic concepts. There are four simple steps … [Read more...] about Estate Planning Without Anxiety
Minnesota Estate Planning
There are two big misconceptions when it comes to estate planning: 1. Only the rich need to worry about estate planning 2. Only people with kids need to worry about estate planning. When it comes to estate planning, young adults with minimal assets and no children are all too often … [Read more...] about Estate Planning for Young Adults – the Documents that Every One Must Have
Planning your estate with an attorney in Minnesota is an important step in protecting your assets, your wishes and the people who matter to you the most. There are a number of options available, as any estate planning lawyer can tell you. Do you need a will? A trust? Is it possible you don’t need … [Read more...] about Wills vs Trusts in Minnesota – Which Do You Need?
Minnesota estate planning lawyers regularly battle the misconception that estate planning is something that only wealthy people need to do. They may hear about “trust funds” and “estate taxes” and falsely believe these things only apply to the super-rich. Unfortunately, these folks often end up … [Read more...] about Minnesota Estate Planning Is For Everyone- Not Just The Very Wealthy
Wedding planning can be so much fun in Minnesota. There’s the dress, the photographer, the caterer, and the flowers. One area which can get overlooked, however, is the prenuptial agreement. Sure, it might not seem like as much fun as tasting cakes and picking your first dance song, but … [Read more...] about Checking The Prenup Off Your Pre-Wedding To-Do List In Minnesota
Starting out in life can be an exciting time. Fresh out of college and starting a new job. Recently married and looking for a new house. A brand new baby. It’s these things that make you feel that you’re invincible. Many young couples and families do not make estate planning a priority in their … [Read more...] about It Is Never Too Early To Plan For The Future