Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.

- Denis Waitley


Family Law and Estate Planning Blog

Rethink giving your children their inheritance now

While you may wish to give your children their inheritance before you die, you may be unaware of the risks associated with such a move. Make certain that you are knowledgeable of the consequences of gifting property to your children, including a house, land or stock. If you have more than one home, and would […]

Failure to update your beneficiary designations could have unintended consequences

While creating their estate plan, many people fail to update their beneficiary designations on financial products, including bank accounts, 401(k)s, and life insurance policies. Brian Madgett, a vice president at New York Life who heads the advanced planning group, states that for the majority of people, the beneficiary designation comprises their estate plan. Several Americans […]