2014 Election & Estate Planning Law Changes

What Does The 2014 Election Mean For Your Estate Plan?

The saying goes, “elections have consequences” but poll after poll show Americans dissatisfied with the fact that government, no matter what party, can’t get anything done. Others argue that the beauty of our system is that the wheels are slow to turn. Whether government passes...

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Term Life Insurance vs Whole Life Insurance

Term Life Insurance vs Whole Life Insurance - Why It Matters

Life insurance is a commonly used tool in estate planning, but often misunderstood or misapplied. It is one tool of many, and you should consider life insurance as part of a comprehensive plan.

Term life insurance is essential insurance that...

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Federal Estate Tax Update

In December 2017, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 was passed by Congress and signed into law. The updated 2019 exemption amount for estate taxes and gift taxes is $11.4 million per person, or $22.8 million for a married couple. If you have more than this amount when you die,...

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Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax

We talk extensively about the Federal Estate Tax. Indeed, it only applies to less than 10,000 families right now across the entire United States. Why? Because the exemption from being taxed is high for married couples -- You must have more than $7 Million in assets as a married couple for the federal estate...

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