Category Archives: Financial

Estate Planning 101

Wills versus trusts
By Jen Jacobson

An estate—the word may conjure images of a grand house on immaculate grounds. However, the legal definition is quite different. Rather, it’s your entire net worth, including all properties, investments and belongings.  

Have you documented what will happen to your estate when you’re no longer living? If not, you’re in good company. An estimated 55% of American adults don’t have an estate plan in place.  Continue reading

HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES

MAKING CHOICES BEFORE A HEALTH EMERGENCY
By Jen Jacobson

Women often take the lead when making health care decisions for their families. But what if an emergency occurs—an accident or a stroke, for example—leaving you unable to express your wishes for your own health care? Continue reading