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Blog Posts in January, 2018

10 Most Tax Friendly States for Retirees

Kiplinger’s 2017 analysis of state taxes has revealed that these are the 10 most tax-friendly states for retirees: 1. Wyoming Wyoming has no state income tax, no estate tax and no inheritance ...
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5 Considerations Before Taking Social Security Benefits

When planning for retirement, there are many things to consider, but none more important than the decision on when to start taking your Social Security benefits. Here are five considerations you need ...
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Florida Estate Planning: How to Avoid Court-Ordered Guardianship

Florida estate planning is not only for making a plan for your assets after death. If you should become incapacitated at some time in your life and are unable to make your own financial or medical ...
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New Year Ushers In New Changes to Federal Tax Law

With the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) that became effective on January 1, 2018, there are several changes to the federal tax law that could impact your estate planning. Some of these ...
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Asset Protection: 4 Tips to Simplify Your Finances as You Age

Research shows that our financial decision-making prowess peaks in our mid-50s, and then declines in our 60s as the rates of cognitive decline increase. It is no coincidence that older people fall ...
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Top 3 Money Mistakes to Avoid After Retirement

Making your money last as long as you do after retirement depends on a number of things, chief among them how well you have planned your retirement and saved to enjoy it. There are a number of things ...
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Why Your Estate Plan Needs an Update in 2018

Thanks to the new tax law that went into effect in 2018, your estate plan may need an update -- even if it is relatively new. There may be some estate planning strategies you used in creating your ...
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Transferring Ownership of a Business in Florida

If you are ready to divest your ownership in your business, a Florida business attorney can help you examine the options, which can include: Immediate Sale If you own a business that is not performing ...
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How to Keep Your Florida Will Legal

If it’s been awhile since you created your Florida will, there have probably been some changes in your life that could affect is validity. To keep your Florida will legal, here are some steps ...
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Florida Probate: Keeping the Family Home in the Family

It is important for Floridians to realize that your house — which you may have left to your child or other family member in a will — may never belong to them if your end-of-life care or ...
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Don't Forget to Fund Your Trust! Here's How

The most important step in creating a trust is funding it. There are a number of different types of assets you can use to fund your trust; here are the proper steps for the most common asset types: ...
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A 7-Step Guide to Creating an Estate Plan

Most people believe that estate planning is a difficult and complex process and so put it off until another day. However, putting off estate planning indefinitely is doing a big disservice to yourself ...
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5 Things a Business Lawyer Can Do For You Better Than DIY Legal Help

Here are five things a business lawyer can do for you better than DIY legal agreements: 1. A business attorney can set a firm legal foundation for your business. The first step every business owner ...
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How to Avoid Missteps When Incorporating a Business

Incorporating a business is essential in order to protect business owners from unnecessary risks, including potentially jeopardizing their own personal wealth due to business liabilities. There are ...
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Florida Probate: What Executors Need to Know

Once you have been appointed as executor, you are considered the responsible party during the Florida probate process and can be held accountable by the beneficiaries. If the estate is large or ...
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How to Maintain the Personal Liability Protection of a Corporation or LLC

The personal liability protection granted by incorporating or forming a LLC is very practical and absolutely necessary. In fact, many people incorporate solely to limit their personal liability when ...
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5 Myths About Incorporating a Business in Florida

If you are not up to speed on the benefits of incorporating your business, you could miss out on some big advantages when it comes to protecting and preserving your personal assets. There are some ...
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