Living Trusts for Everyone

Author: Ronald Farrington Sharp
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1621535703
Format: PDF, Docs
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Readers say it best: "Very informative", "saved me a lot of money and headaches!", "recommend it for everyone who has to plan estates for their elderly parents" Living Trusts for Everyone is the best resource for setting up a living trust. Explaining in specific terms what benefits a trust will have, Ronald Farrington Sharp gives the tools necessary to set up a loved one’s trust with no lawyers and no expense. Wills benefit lawyers. Trusts benefit the clients. Too often lawyers sell wills to clients only to sit back and wait to sell their probate services to their clients’ heirs. Ronald Farrington Sharp describes the best way to handle modern estate planning and details the many advantages trusts have over wills in not only eliminating probate but in also protecting your assets for your heirs. Sharp explains why legal services are not needed to do the clerical work in settling a trust after death. This updated edition includes new information on an array of subjects, including: Elimination of the federal estate tax for most estates due to increased exemption amounts Online assets The use of passwords, usernames, and websites Keeping trustees honest and the process of removing trustees for malfeasance Forms for simplifying the planning process Strategies to lower attorneys’ fees>/li> With no legal jargon, just step-by-step instructions and sample form letters, Living Trusts for Everyone takes the mystery out of the process of setting up a trust.

How to Settle Your Living Trust

Author: Henry W. Abts
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780809228447
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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With samples and explanations of all the necessary documents, this guide provides everything readers need to know in order to dissolve and dispose of assets, understand legal and financial aspects of trusts, handle asset valuation, and more.

Your Living Trust Estate Plan

Author: Harvey J. Platt
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1621533913
Format: PDF, ePub
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This revised fifth edition from estate-planning expert Harvey J. Platt details the most up-to-date strategies for using a living trust to create a flexible estate plan. Platt explains the latest tax laws, including the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, the broadening of statutes for amending trusts, and the rule against perpetuities (RAP). Platt also addresses updates on many existing topics, including lifetime exemptions; the estate, gift, and generation-skipping tax; charitable deductions; state estate tax savings; and private annuities. Your Living Trust & Estate Plan maps out the most effective techniques for saving money and property and covers the essentials of successful estate planning. Other resources frequently overlook vital areas such as unlocking the benefits of living trusts, protecting beneficiaries, using life insurance, handling retirement benefits properly, and fixing inadequate estate planning postmortem, but Your Living Trust is the complete guide. This invaluable resource will teach you how to maximize your family’s assets, plan your estate, and provide for your loved ones well into the future.

How to Plan and Settle Estates

Author: Edmund Fleming
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1621533999
Format: PDF
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This up-to-date, thorough, and authoritative guide clearly explains all of the complexities of planning and administering an estate. From wills, trusts, and powers of attorney to health-care directives and probate, everything you need to know is presented in an accessible, friendly style. This indispensable tool provides readers with: • A step-by-step planning process • In-depth coverage of Federal tax issues • Helpful checklists • Real-life examples • An extensive glossary of terms • Sample forms and documents How to Plan and Settle Estates is an invaluable resource for protecting loved ones, saving time and money, and reducing stress for anyone setting up or handling an estate. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Infectious

Author: Achim Nowak
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1581159242
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A performance coach to senior executives at Fortune 500 companies explains how to change the art of modern conversation in order to deepen interpersonal connections through focusing on four levels of energy.

The Complete Book of Wills Estates Trusts

Author: Alexander A. Bove
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0805078886
Format: PDF
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An updated guide to estate planning explains the purpose of wills, describes common as well as unusual provisions, and discusses estate management, executors, contested wills, and probate. Original.

The Living Trust

Author: Henry Abts
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071423373
Format: PDF, ePub
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If you are concerned about estate planning you may be surprised that, even with a will, the probate system can eat up as much as 10 percent of an inheritance and delay the process two years. In The Living Trust, noted living trust authority Henry Abts presents a simple, inexpensive legal alternative that eliminates the costs and delays of probate and ensures that your loved ones will receive their inheritance promptly and exactly as you intended. This new edition has been completely updated to reflect the federal tax codes and up-to-the-minute developments in the legal system.

Make Your Own Living Trust

Author: Denis Clifford
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323405
Format: PDF, ePub
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Living trusts simplified! Protect your family and avoid probate with this bestselling guide Death may be inevitable, but probate doesn't have to be. By creating a living trust, your property will bypass lengthy and expensive probate proceedings and go directly to the people you've designated, quickly and easily. Make Your Own Living Trust explains what living trusts are, how they work, why you may want one. You'll learn how to: create an individual or shared living trust transfer assets to your trust, including real estate, stocks and bonds, jewelry, art, or a small business name beneficiaries for all trust property sign your document and make it legal appoint someone to manage property left to minors or young adults provide for trust property management if you become incapacitated retain absolute control over trust property while you live register, amend, or revoke a trust, and make a basic will. Make Your Own Living Trust includes all the forms you need to create your own trust, plus step-by-step instructions for filling them out. Completely updated and revised, this edition includes the latest tax and legal information, including updated information about the federal estate tax. Good in all states except Louisiana.

Wealth Management in the New Economy

Author: Norbert M. Mindel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470590102
Format: PDF
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A practical guide to managing wealth in modern times Wealth Management in the New Economy addresses a wide array of wealth management topics and established financial theories. Author Norbert Mindel has successfully advised his clients for more than three decades in the business. Now, with this new book, he shares the wisdom he has acquired and offers valuable insights into successful wealth management in an economy that has changed dramatically over the past year. Along the way, Mindel explores the essential aspects of this discipline, including the keys to wealth creation, properly managing risk, asset protection, planning for a prosperous retirement, and many other issues that you need to understand in order to survive and flourish in today's economy. While market forces are far too complex to be fully predicted or exploited, it is still possible to protect and grow your-or your client's-wealth. Wealth Management in the New Economy will show you how to achieve this important goal. Reveals how you can reduce market risk by using proven theories of portfolio management Written by accomplished financial advisor, attorney, and CPA Norbert Mindel Lays out strategies wealth managers and investors both can use to protect and grow wealth in the new economy For practical financial guidance you can count on, look no further than Wealth Management in the New Economy.

How to Avoid Probate by Creating a Living Trust

Author: Gordon Mead Bennett
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Publishing
ISBN: 9780760754726
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Learn how simple it is to create your own probate-avoiding, tax-saving living trust without the expense and double-talk of a lawyer. Find out: Why a living trust is better than a will, how to quickly and easily transfer assets into your trust, how married couples can double their estate tax exemption, the best way to name a gardian for your underage children, how to protect yourself and your assets in the case of physical or mental incapacity, how to assign financial and health care powers of attorney, and more.