Are You Too Young To Plan Your Estate?

Many people may not think about estate planning as young adults, perhaps believing they lack sufficient assets or feel they are young and nothing will happen to them. The truth is, you never know what tomorrow will bring and it is wise to start planning as soon as you turn 18. Growing up, your parents make most decisions for you …

Do You Know Your Beneficiaries?

A recent Supreme Court Decision, available here underscores why everyone should double check who their beneficiaries are. In Hillman v. Maretta, a remarried man failed to change the beneficiaries on a Life Insurance policy, which still named his former spouse as the beneficiary. Although there was a state law, which prevented divorced spouses from being designated beneficiaries, it conflicted with …