Inheriting property or other assets typically involves filing the appropriate tax forms with the IRS. Schedule K-1 (Form 1041) is used to report a beneficiary’s share of an estate or trust, including income as well as credits, deductions and profits. … Continue reading →

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Taking out a life insurance policy is a great way to protect your family’s financial future. A policy can also be a useful financial planning tool. But life insurance is a notoriously tricky subject to tackle. One of the hardest challenges is deciding whether term life or whole life insurance is a better fit for… Read More

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Taking care of aging parents is something you may need to plan for, especially if you think one or both of them might need long-term care. One thing you may not know is that some states have filial responsibility laws … Continue reading →

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Drafting a last will and testament can help to ensure that your assets are distributed according to your wishes after you pass away. You can also use your will to name a legal guardian for minor children or choose an … Continue reading →

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