Do I Need a Living Trust?

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If you’re putting together an estate plan, you have no doubt heard about the benefits of a living trust.

Giving is the Plan: What About a Charitable Trust?

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A charitable trust can be set up in different ways and have various tax impacts. Two common types are the charitable remainder trust and the charitable lead trust. There are also variations within these categories.

What Can a Trust Do for Me and My Family?

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Trusts are often associated with the rich, but the uber-wealthy are not the only people who can benefit from using trusts. There is no minimum asset level or net worth required to set up a trust, and you can put any amount of money into a trust.

What Should Not Be Included in Trust?

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A revocable living trust is a great tool to help your assets pass smoothly to your beneficiaries and it can significantly reduce the headaches of probate.

Should I Use a Corporate Trustee?

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Revocable Living Trusts have become a widely used estate planning document, providing a path to managing assets, avoiding probate and gaining privacy at the settlement of an estate.

Does a TOD Supersede a Trust?

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Both help you pass down assets, while avoiding the time and expense of probate. However, one has much more flexibility than the other.

When Should a Trust Be Reviewed?

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Many people are under the impression that since they have a trust, they don’t need to do anything else. That’s not true. The trust you created years ago may not be appropriate for you now.