10 Common Mistakes When Naming Life Insurance Beneficiaries

If you make a mistake in naming life insurance beneficiaries, the people you love will end up being hurt.  Insure.com recently provided a list of the 10 life insurance beneficiary mistakes to avoid.  Here is my take on how to fix mistakes when naming life insurance beneficiaries.

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3 Mistakes When Marrying Later in Life

If you are considering marrying later in life you need to answer two questions: "Should you sign a prenuptial agreement?" and "How will getting married affect your Estate?" Not answering these questions may result in family conflicts and lawsuits long after you get sick or pass away. Consider these three situations.

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Simple Will vs. Oregon Estate Plan

A Simple Will is one of the most frequent topics people are interested in learning about when contacting me. My website gets lots of traffic from people searching Simple Will in Google and it is a subject many people ask about whether on the phone or during our first meeting.

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How to Avoid Family Conflict When Making an Estate Plan

Unfortunately, money has a habit of bringing out the worst in people, even in the best of families.  One of the most important reasons to get your Oregon Estate Plan handled is to avoid possible family conflict.  Yet, without the right counsel, your estate plan could actually cause conflict!

Here’s what to do to make sure that’s not the case for your family:

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6 Times an Oregon Trust is Better Than a Will

 A Will is one of the most basic Oregon estate planning documents. You need a Will so there is no question about what would happen to your assets and children if something happens to you.  Sometimes an Oregon Trust is better than a Will. Here are six cases when having a trust in addition to a Will is imperative:

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