Posts Categorized: Estate Planning

What Is an ILIT?

/ By: Ryan Denman

Category: Estate Planning, Insurance

When you are planning your estate you must inventory your assets. Clearly, you want to know exactly what you have to give to your loved ones, but there is an additional motivation. You should be...

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What Is a QTIP Trust?

/ By: Dennis D. Duffy

Category: Estate Planning, Trusts

In an estate planning context, the acronym QTIP stands for a qualified terminable interest property trust. In this post we will look at the value of the QTIP trust. Protecting Children From Previous Marriages Estate...

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What Is a QDOT?

/ By: Dennis D. Duffy

Category: Estate Planning, Trusts

In an estate planning context, the acronym QDOT stands for a qualified domestic trust. This type of trust can be valuable if you are a wealthy United States citizen who is married to a citizen...

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Who Needs a Will?

/ By: Dennis D. Duffy

Category: Estate Planning, Wills

Many people are remiss when it comes to estate planning. Researchers typically find that most of the people in the United States do not have a last will. This is disturbing, because everyone needs a...

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