Divorce is more common than it was years ago, and so there are more blended families in the United States these days. After all, many people choose to remarry after a divorce, and that often means bringing children from a previous marriage into a newly blended family.
The adage, “Where there’s a will, there’s a way” applies in an unintended though most literal manner to the realm of estate planning. A planner who executes a well-crafted will prior to passing leaves behind a legal document that provides for both comprehension and clarity regarding vital matters like beneficiary naming, inheritances and asset distribution.
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We use a recent Forbes article on estate planning as a logical launch pad for discussion in our blog post today. That piece focuses on the idea that estate administration inordinately focuses on after-death strategies and outcomes, and not enough on here-and-now realities.
Glen Campbell unquestionably lived large, having a life that fully justifies the many biographies that will certainly surface in the wake of his recent death. The singer/guitarist was a music legend with a broad-based entertainment career spanning decades.