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Cryptocurrency & Estate Planning

What is Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency is a digital currency that can be used to buy goods and services online. You can buy cryptocurrency or “mine” cryptocurrency using computer technology. Cryptocurrencies are becoming a modern investment opportunity. 

There are thousands of different cryptocurrencies that are traded publicly...

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Choosing a Guardian for Minor Children

If you are a parent and you are considering estate planning, one of the most difficult decisions you will have to make is choosing a guardian for your minor children.  It is not easy to think of anyone else, no matter how loving, raising your child. Yet, you can make a tremendous difference in...
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3 Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Recent studies have shown that only a little more than half of all Americans have a Will or Trust document in place to direct their estate after they pass away, and that the vast majority of those documents have not been updated in the last five years. Even worse, it’s been reported that...
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Borrowing from your retirement accounts: Issues to consider

So you have credit card debt, overdue mortgage payments, or suddenly need to buy a new car. We’ve all been there. You need money now, and your retirement accounts continue to climb. Fortunately, many employers allow you to take out loans on these accounts, but should you really begin spending that money before...

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A Living Will or Health Care Power of Attorney? Or Do I Need Both?

Many people are confused by these two important estate planning documents. It’s important to understand the functions of each and ensure you are fully protected by incorporating both of these documents into your overall estate plan. What is a Living Will? A “living will,” often called an advance health care directive, is a legal document setting...
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