Watch our on-demand webinar, “Your New Year’s Financial Planning Resolutions” with Carson Group’s Retirement Plan Advisor Chris Tooker and Senior Wealth Planner Mark Petersen.
Watch our on-demand webinar, “Why You Need a Plan: Strategies for Medicare and Long-Term Care Planning” featuring Carson Group’s Vice President, Insurance Matt Lewis and Manager & Senior Wealth Planner Tom Fridrich.
By Beth Schanou, JD, CExP, Senior Wealth Planner Clients frequently ask whether they should leave their assets in a trust. My answer: It depends. If your net worth plus the death benefit of life insurance policies you own exceeds $13 million, putting your assets in specific types of trusts …
Estate planning may feel like something you don’t have to worry about quite yet. The truth is that ample planning now can make everything easier for your loved ones when the time comes to put an estate plan into action.
Estate planning demands that we confront our mortality. Perhaps that’s why so many of us put the process off and ultimately fail to plan for the future. But the reality is that family estate planning isn’t about you – it’s about the people you love most. Much stands to be gained – or lost – …
No matter how few your assets or how extensive your properties, an estate plan will help you preserve your legacy and provide clarity to your surviving family. Our estate planning checklist can help you start the process and tick those important boxes on your way to confidence about the fut …
By Beth Schanou, JD, CExP, Senior Wealth Planner Who wants to spend an afternoon thinking about their mortality? No one, which is why more than half of Americans don’t even have a will.
By Matt Lewis, CLTC, Vice President, Insurance Life insurance is designed to provide for your loved ones after your death, giving you peace of mind that their financial needs will be met without your income. But life insurance can benefit your financial planning in many other ways.
Watch our webinar, “Life Goals: Understanding Life Insurance and How It Fits in Your Finances” with Carson Group’s Vice President, Insurance Matt Lewis, now available on-demand.
The basics of financial literacy – such as budgeting, borrowing and saving – can be difficult to teach to kids, but the rewards of a child heading into adulthood with a solid understanding of financial literacy are numerous. Download the checklist today to get started.
Is an estate planning attorney necessary to creating a creating an estate plan? Find out whether estate planning without a lawyer is a good idea for your situation.
A Guide to Gifting to Your Heirs
Gifting to your loved ones now or posthumously each carries their own positives and negatives as they relate to your estate plan, taxes, your goals and your legacy.