Tips & Rules for Estate Executors and Administrators

Tips & Rules for Estate Executors and Administrators

If you have been named the executor of someone’s estate or the Trustee of a Trust, you may be unaware of all the details this responsibility entails. Most parents name a child as an executor, but seldom do children then do the necessary research to see what estate...
A Duty Checklist for Trustees of a Trust

A Duty Checklist for Trustees of a Trust

It’s no misnomer that a position with so much responsibility carries the name trustee. After all, you have been entrusted with a solemn responsibility and you no doubt want to do the best possible job. Here are 10 things to do when you are appointed trustee of a...

Leave an Inheritance for Future Generations with a Trusteed IRA

According to the Investment Company Institute, the use of IRAs for retirement saving has increased in the past decade, with $6.5 trillion invested in traditional and Roth IRAs. But how much of those assets will pass beyond the primary beneficiaries to the next...

So You’ve Been Named the Trustee of a Trust…Now What?

Many of you who have been asked by a family member of close friend to serve as the trustee of a trust are honored that the trust owner feels confident in relying on their good judgment to undertake this important responsibility. And it’s very likely you have no idea...