Investors Nearing Retirement Can Unlock Real Estate Wealth

July 13, 2022

Unlocking real estate wealth for investors nearing retirement Individuals or investors nearing retirement face the challenge of having wealth trapped in investment properties with no real strategy to maintain their wealth and create passive income. These individuals need a plan to ease the steep taxes on capital gains when their investment properties are sold. There’s… Read more »

Irrevocable Living Trust-What is it?

April 29, 2022

When it comes to estate planning in Chicago IL, as with other cities and states, there are tons of complex laws, paperwork, and other regulations to follow. This sentiment is true when it comes to creating irrevocable living trusts. Working with a reputable Chicago estate planning lawyer is the key to handling all paperwork and legalities… Read more »

New Ordinance Requires Written Contract for Domestic Workers

February 15, 2022

New Chicago ordinance requires employers of domestic staff to provide a contract.

Don’t Be Afraid, Be Proactive — Plan Your Estate Today!

January 19, 2022

Be Proactive in Your Estate Planning  Estate planning is a financial process that can protect you and your family and is a very important component of your overall financial planning. If you don’t have an up-to-date estate plan and you happen to get hurt or sick and cannot manage your financial affairs, the courts will… Read more »

Tax Concerns Due to Current Legislation

November 29, 2021

Tax Concerns as a Result of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Build Back Better Act As we approach the end of the year, recent legislation can impact your tax and wealth management plans. We have reviewed the final Infrastructure and Jobs Act as well as the latest proposed Build Back Better Act…. Read more »

Time to Start Investing

November 18, 2021

The Time to Start Investing is Now Does the thought of funds and portfolios make you start to sweat? Do you think investing is only for the rich? Don’t let excuses or fear cause you to skip out…investing is a great way to grow your wealth. We can all get behind that concept. These days… Read more »

I’ve Created and Funded My Living Trust – What do I Need to do to Maintain It?

February 28, 2019

How to Maintain My Living Trust It is simply not enough to create a living trust, no matter how well designed and drafted. You need to maintain the living trust as well. Changes in your personal and financial circumstances, changes in the law, and changes in your attorney’s knowledge and experience, affect the long-term viability… Read more »

My Husband Did Not Have a Revocable Living Trust.

June 14, 2017

A Scenario about Revocable Living Trusts My Husband Did Not Have a Revocable Living Trust. Why do I need revocable living trusts? If my husband only had a will and there were no big problems when he passed away isn’t that enough? This specific situation would need to be reviewed by your professional advisors-they might… Read more »

How Do I Plan for My Adult Children?

April 27, 2017

Important Parts of Estate Planning What Things Should I Consider as I Plan for My Adult Children? Like every other part of your plan, you should start by determining your children’s needs and your specific goals for their future.” Fair is not always equal and equal is not always fair,” is a common estate planning… Read more »

I’ve Been Told That Even if I Plan with a Revocable Living Trust, I’ll Still Need Something Called a Pour-Over Will. What is That?

February 28, 2017

Questions about Revocable Living Trust I’ve Been Told That Even if I Plan with a Revocable Living Trust, I’ll Still Need a Pour-Over Will. The Pour-Over Will serves as a safeguard in case an asset gets left outside of your trust. It’s not uncommon to find that in the process of funding a trust (changing… Read more »

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