When it comes to making final decisions for what to do with your estate, many people want to leave behind an impact on the world. Finding a way to donate assets to your favorite charity, cause, or institution is one way that many people choose to give back. Here are some of the things to know about … [Read more...] about Common Choices for Chicago Gift Planning
When you visit your doctor, you have the opportunity to make informed choices about your healthcare. Whether it’s a prescription to treat high blood pressure or hypertension or something more serious like cancer, you’ll discuss these things with your healthcare provider before beginning or changing … [Read more...] about Healthcare Directives—What’s Recommended
Because the world is still in flux with the lingering effects of the pandemic, estate planning may not be a the top of your list. However, current events make it the best time to pay attention to the so-called “gift tax” so you can take advantage while the maximum limits have been more than … [Read more...] about Estate Planning And The Gift Tax In 2020—What You Should Know
A will is one part of an overall estate plan, designed to make sure your wishes are respected and your family is protected. But creating a will isn’t the end of it—estate planning is a regularly updated process where you and your attorney work to include everything. Scenario 1: you’ve written … [Read more...] about What Is A Codicil To A Will And When Is It Used In Chicago, IL?
Most people think of life insurance as just a payout after someone dies. It can be, but life insurance can also be an integral part of your estate plan as well. Of course, a life insurance policy can offer loved ones some financial stability after death, but you can also maximize the value of a … [Read more...] about The Value Of Life Insurance In Illinois Estate Planning