If Your Spouse Is A Business Owner, What Should You Know?
Happy small business month! We are continuing our two-part business owner blog series to inform spouses what they should know if they are married to a business owner.
If your spouse is a business owner, do you know what you need to know to be able to run the business in the event of an emergency? Do you have the authority to write checks to keep the business going? Do you know who the key people are in the business that you can trust to keep the business operating? Do you know if you are going to sell the business or keep it going or do you want to keep it going? Do you know the passwords needed to access vital information? Do you have any inclination to run the business after your spouse has passed away or is incapacitated, or do you just want to figure out the best way to sell it so your family is cared for through the financial gain you receive through the sale?Read More
If You’re A Business Owner, What Should Your Spouse Know?
It is a small business month! Check out our Instagram to see some local businesses we love! We also love to help other business owners and their spouses with their estate planning. While this can be a nerve-wracking thought if you do not have a hand in the business your spouse runs, we’d love to offer you support, so you don’t have to worry! In this blog, we will discuss as a business owner, what your spouse should know. Stay tuned for part 2 of this blog where we will talk about what you should know as the spouse of a business owner.Read More
Options for Beneficiaries Facing Mental Health or Personal Struggles
As always, but especially during Mental Health Awareness Month, it is important to check in on your loved ones. When a loved one struggles with mental health or personal issues, it can take a toll on the whole family. You may even doubt if they have the responsibility to handle money or any assets you may want to leave them in a way that is beneficial for them overall. When faced with these challenges there are a few options for what you can do, some far more helpful than others.Read More
Estate Planning for New Moms
Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful moms out there! For some, this may be your first Mother’s Day. Whether you have been a mom for a day or twenty years, we can generally all agree that we want to protect and love our children. In this blog, we will highlight the important estate planning actions you should take and the changes to make as a new or expecting mom to make sure your children are taken care of in the ways that matter to you.Read More
Why You Should NOT Draft your Own Estate Plan
The internet can at times be a great source of knowledge and a helpful tool when you need information, have a question, or are interested in a topic. With technological advances over the years, many companies have found a way to offer online estate planning. Through these programs, you can create your will and other documents for a lower price than visiting an attorney. While it may seem like an inexpensive and convenient way to do your planning, there are many ways that it could go wrong. In this blog, we will explain the risks you take when doing estate planning on your own.Read More