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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Whether you’re trying to buy a home or looking to get a college degree, you may need to take out a loan to finance your goals. If you’re seeking out your first loan, know that borrowing money is a common…

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Investing in your retirement early is the best way to ensure financial stability as you age, especially when it comes to understanding various retirement options. Getting started may feel overwhelming — luckily we’re here to help. We help break down…

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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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As the dust slowly begins to settle and we observe businesses putting their action plans in place to recover, we all sit and wonder what this may look like for us. How will I recover from this? How am I…

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When you think of financial empowerment, what comes to mind? No matter what your financial situation is, there are 3 key areas to focus on.

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If you’re a busy individual and have no time for the day-to-day management of your money, you may need to consult a financial consultant. Beyond being busy, however, there are major turning points in your life where working with a financial consultant is absolutely necessary. For instance, if you’re approaching retirement, you’ll have to figure …

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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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