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How to Set Up a Living Trust — Starting Today

By | January 25, 2012

A living trust can be one of the most valuable legal entities you ever create. Why? Because it gives you a large degree of control over your own estate. But let’s back up here and explain what a living trust is all about. Essentially, a living trust is a trust for estate planning that you create while you’re… Read More »

How To Use Trusts to Avoid Estate Taxes

By | August 8, 2011

In modern parlance, a “trust” has the connotation of extreme wealth, of an upper-crust legal refinement that most people in the middle-class wouldn’t be able to enjoy. But in reality, a legal trust is a powerful tool available to any one of us that truly wants to set one up. The only question remaining is: why set up… Read More »