Month: October 2019

Estate planning terms defined

We’ve talked about the importance of having a will and protecting your assets in a trust. When speaking of estate planning and of the people named to ensure our wishes are carried out there are many terms we use. Some people use the terms interchangeably. But...

What happens if you die without a will?

Most of us plan to make a will, at some point. Some of us even think that it might be a good ideas to put the house or cabin in a trust. If we have kids under 18 we may have even, before a trip, thought about who should act as guardians if the unthinkable were to...

Eight basic elements of a business plan

In today’s competitive marketplace, it takes more than just a good idea to stand out in the crowd. Launching and managing a business is hard work, and it can be risky. The best defense is a good offense, and that starts with writing a business plan. A business...