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  • Why Do I Need a Last Will and Testament?
    Why Do I Need a Last Will and Testament?

    While most people understand the basic concept of a will, it seems that not everyone is willing to put one together. A recent survey by Merrill Lynch and Age Wave found that only 18% of Americans age ...

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  • 10 Common Estate Planning Mistakes
    10 Common Estate Planning Mistakes

    It’s human nature to avoid thinking about your post-mortem plans: After all, it can be uncomfortable for most people to even imagine their life coming to an end. However, it’s crucial that you have an ...

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  • Post-Death Taxes in the State of Georgia
    Post-Death Taxes in the State of Georgia

    Estate planning and the creation of a will involves outlining the allocation of assets following death. An important component of estate planning is something many people don’t even think about until ...

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  • What Should I Do After a Loved One Dies?
    What Should I Do After a Loved One Dies?

    After a loved one’s death, the last thing you want to deal with is the paperwork associated with the event, such as arranging funeral services, closing bills, dealing with bank accounts, and more. ...

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  • What Home Buyers Should Know About Escrow
    What Home Buyers Should Know About Escrow

    The Difference Between Escrow & Escrow Accounts First-time home buyers are often confronted with many confusing and unfamiliar terms, most of which are essential for any future homeowner to ...

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  • 1031
    1031 "Like-Kind" Exchanges & Real Estate Transactions

    What Is a 1031 Exchange? Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) allows buyers and sellers to exchange property of equal or near value in lieu of trading money for property, which would be ...

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