Some of the estate planning strategies in this website depend on the ownership of assets. Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin have community property systems. (Alaska’s is elective.) Under such a system, each spouse usually has a one-half interest in property acquired during marriage. If you live in a community property state, bear this in mind as you read over the different sections on estate planning as to how the information relates to your situation.
Typically, most people do not expect to live to 100. Some of us who have long-life traits in their ancestry might think it’s possible, but for most of us, we’ll be happy with 90. What’s interesting in the 21st Century, however, is that becoming a centenarian is more realistic than you … Continue reading What if I Live to 100?Read More
It’s no secret that many consumers frown on the thought of communicating face-to-face with a life insurance agent. This negative thought process goes back to the days when life insurance agents spent a lot of time knocking on doors in their effort to drum up new business. We are now … Continue reading I’m Buying Insurance Online – Why Use an Agent?Read More
Final expense insurance also referred to as “funeral” or “burial” insurance, is a life insurance policy that is designated for paying the final expenses of the insured that typically accumulate leading up to and immediately after the insured’s death. It is no secret to anyone living in the United States … Continue reading Final Expense Insurance – What is it and Why Should I Buy It?Read More