Estate Planning

Estate planning in a digital age

People living in Georgia and around the country often understand the importance of putting together an estate plan. This includes writing a will, designating beneficiaries on insurance policies and investment accounts, and considering end-of-life planning in the form...

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Tips for creating an estate plan

Putting off the creation of an estate plan is not uncommon. It's a topic that many Georgia residents would prefer to avoid. Furthermore, there is more to an estate plan than just writing a will. Estate owners should start by making a list of all their assets and...

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Choosing beneficiaries for IRAs

Making sure that they have named the right beneficiaries for their IRA is one of the many aspects of estate planning of which Georgia residents should be aware. Not designating someone or not updating the beneficiary designation when needed can result in significant...

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Estate plans and passwords

When Georgia residents begin the estate planning process, they often focus on wills, trusts and end-of-life medical planning. One area that might be overlooked is password access for electronic devices and online accounts. Not having these passwords can make the...

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When an estate plan needs updating

Estate planning is not a favorite subject for most people, and it can take a while for residents in Georgia and other states to get their affairs in order. Once an estate plan is finally completed, many people think they never have to worry about the matter again....

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Necessary estate planning documents

One essential legal document for Georgia residents who are developing an estate plan is a living will. A living will can be enforced while an individual is still alive. Individuals can use it to detail their preferences regarding any medical treatment they should...

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