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Who Will Raise My Children In My Absence?

Planning for minor children in the event of a parent’s death or disability is one of the most important plans to have, yet it is often overlooked or ignored.  The thought of losing your life or the ability to care for your child isn’t a pleasant one and the associated fear motivated me to spend

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Perils of Not Planning

Almost everyone knows about a power of attorney and a will. Unfortunately, there are many ways for a plan to go terribly wrong. In some situations, no plan at all is effective. Other times, no plan, or incomplete and faulty planning brings needless financial and emotional hardship to loved ones.

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What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Estate planning is deceptively complex; it is tempting to ‘do it yourself’. After all, almost everyone knows about a power of attorney and a will. Unfortunately, there are many ways for a plan to go terribly wrong. In some situations, no plan at all is effective. Other times, no plan, or incomplete and faulty planning brings needless financial and emotional hardship to loved ones.

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What happens if I don’t have a plan?

Too many people procrastinate about estate planning. They’re busy, or they don’t think they own enough, or they’re not old enough, or they’re confused and don’t know who can help them. Then, when something happens, their families have to pick up the pieces. If you own assets titled in your name and you don’t have

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Hyatt McIntire & Associates