Trusts

The older you are when you remarry, the more likely you will bring assets into the marriage. Assets such as...

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To protect generational wealth, many families use trusts to transfer assets to younger members of their family. A dynasty trust...

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Preserving generational wealth is an important goal for many families, in particular for family-owned businesses. Most business owners are aware...

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Despite its name, a Crummey Gift Trust isn't crummy at all - it can be pretty great if you need...

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Upcoming potential tax changes can make it advisable to change your year-end gifting strategies in 2021. For high net worth...

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A trust is a legal arrangement to determine how another person or persons can use your assets after you die, or...

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Illinois adopted the Prudent Investor Rule to require trustees to invest and manage trust assets as if they were their...

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A trustee is a qualified person or agent (such as a bank) who is chosen by the deceased or the...

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Many married couples set up an AB Trust, also called a Bypass Trust, as part of an overall estate plan...

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Procrastinating in making or updating your estate plan can cause stress to your heirs and loved ones - and damage...

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