Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning for Changing Economic Times

One goal of estate planning is to bring some certainty to a multitude of variables. Recent increases in inflation, interest rates and market volatility, however, are causing some experts to reassess their options.
11/04/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
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Why Would My Social Security Payments Be Cut?

In Social Security parlance, ‘benefit’ and ‘payment’ are often used interchangeably. However, they do not mean precisely the same thing.
11/03/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
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Factors to Consider when Picking Executor, Trustees and POAs

One of the biggest challenges that clients encounter during the process is deciding who to appoint as their trustees, powers of attorney, health care surrogates and executors.
11/02/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
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What Is Upstream Planning?

Doing some ‘upstream’ planning now will take the guesswork out of what’s coming your way.
11/01/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
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Are You Ready for 2026?

Because once 2026 arrives, many of the tax adjustments that were part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) are expected to expire.
10/31/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
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How to Manage Aging Parent’s Finances

Here are five ways to get started on this important issue of an aging parent’s finances.
10/14/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
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The Difference between Revocable and Irrevocable Trust

A trust is an estate planning tool that you may consider using if you want to go beyond drafting a last will and testament.
10/13/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
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Why are Trusts a Good Idea?

Whether you are trying to protect your assets from possible creditors, prevent young heirs from spending their inheritance or minimize estate taxes, there is likely a trust for you.
10/12/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
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Is a Living Will the Same as an Advance Directive?

Most people think of wills as written instructions for use after death. In contrast, living wills provide your instructions for continuing or halting life-sustaining healthcare while you’re alive.
10/11/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
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Problems Created When No Will Is Available

People who have had a serious case of COVID-19 are 66% more likely to engage in estate planning, and 32% of adults under 35 said they wrote a will because of the pandemic.
10/10/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
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