The Tax-Man Cometh

Download PDF of this article here: The Tax-Man Cometh It’s that time of year again; the time of year when everyone starts gathering receipts, assessing income and expenses, and making appointments with tax advisors.  Tax time can be a very stressful time for many families, but—with the help of this article from MSN Money—perhaps tax […]

Retirement Advice for EVERY Age

Download PDF of this article here: Retirement Advice for EVERY Age “Retirement”—It’s a word that goes hand-in-hand with “Baby Boomer” these days.  After all, as has been pointed out over and over again, retirement is the issue of the hour as the first round of Baby Boomers hits that magic age.  But what about the […]

A Will Reveals More About You Than Just Assets and Distribution

Download PDF of this article here: Will Reveals More About You Than Just Assets and Distribution We tell our readers quite often that a will is one of the most important documents in your estate plan—an essential document, to be quite honest—but sometimes we like to remind our readers that wills are interesting family and […]

Estate Tax Laws Aren’t the Only Things That Change

Download PDF of this article here: Estate Tax Laws Aren’t the Only Things That Change We’ve written before about the importance of reviewing and updating your estate plan, but it’s a topic worth mentioning again—especially in light of the many recent changes to estate tax law.  The plain truth is that no matter how perfect […]

Long-Term Care; Be Prepared in an Area of Uncertain Options

Download PDF of this article here: Long Term Care Be Prepared in an Area of Uncertain Options It’s flu season again, and the strain going around this year has been a difficult one, mainly because of how long it keeps its victims out of commission.  So the article we recently found on Time.com about Long-Term […]

Estate Tax Lessons from 2010 and Things to Watch Out for in 2011

Download PDF of this article here: Estate Tax Lessons from 2010 and Things to Watch Out for in 2011 We all know from the many news stories of last  year that estate tax laws are not set in stone, they can fluctuate and change both at the state and the federal level; and as this […]

Minnesota Health Care Dispute Raises Fears for Everyone

Download PDF of this article here: Minnesota Health Care Dispute Raises Fears for Everyone As estate planning attorneys we help our clients plan ahead. We help them create the documents and take the legal action they need to protect themselves and those they love. We help them talk through painful possibilities, and support them as […]

Planning to Make Your Life Extraordinary

Download PDF of this article here: Planning to Make Your Life Extraordinary One of the best parts about doing the work that our firm does is that we get to help people evaluate their priorities and define for themselves what is truly important.  Sometimes it’s too easy to get caught up in the day-to-day stresses […]

It’s Never Too Early to Make Your First Will

Download PDF of this article here: It’s Never Too Early to Make Your First Will We’d like to share with our readers a recent article in Forbes entitled How To Write Your First Estate Plan.  This article supports something we’ve been saying in our blog all along: That everyone needs a will—whether you’re a young […]