Brian Sweigman

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When You Should Write a Will

(2) Comments | Posted February 27, 2013 | 11:27 AM

The process of planning for your death and organizing your estate documents is a grim and difficult subject. As a result, estate planning often falls to the bottom of many people's priority list. However, it is essential to provide for the well-being of your family members and loved ones in...

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What Happens to Your Digital Assets When You Die?

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2013 | 11:03 AM

Digital Assets

In our highly technological world, individuals keep increasing amounts of private and important information electronically. As a consequence, a new category of asset never before considered in estate planning has been created: "digital assets." Digital assets are an individual's electronic possessions, including virtual property such as e-mails, digital...

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The Tax Implications of Death

(1) Comments | Posted December 20, 2012 | 4:09 PM

As Benjamin Franklin once said, "there is nothing in this world that can be certain, except for death and taxes."

This oft-quoted passage has only become more accurate over time, but perhaps missed drawing the reader's attention to the final certainty: that in the end, both death and taxes come...

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