Should you tell your kids about their inheritance?
A new study from Ameriprise Financial found that a vast majority of investors plan to pass on generational wealth to their heirs -- but they balk at telling the kids.
My dad passed away and I’ve been paying his mortgage. How can I get the loan put in my name?
The Credible Money Coach offers some guidance on how to take over mortgage payments when a borrower passes away.
Prince estate value set at $156.4M years after his death
A long legal fight over the value of Prince's estate has come to a conclusion.
Republicans not confident in Biden’s plans to exempt farms, small businesses from potential tax hikes
Republicans are not convinced that President Biden’s plans to shield farmers and small business owners from changes to death taxes are practical –potentially putting millions of family-owned businesses at risk.
Buffett says dynastic wealth diminishing in appeal among rich Americans
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett downplayed the importance of dynastic wealth in the U.S.– and said it would become even less important in the future.
How to determine how much life insurance you need
With COVID-19 still on the minds of anxious Americans, wondering if you have enough life insurance is hardly an extreme question.
Tony Hsieh's family announces plans to sell Zappos co-founder's nearly 100 properties following tragic fire death: report
The executors of Zappos co-founder Tony Hsieh’s estate are in the process of trying to sell more than 90 Las Vegas properties owned by the multimillionaire at the time of his sudden death.
Executors of Jeffrey Epstein's estate accused of complicity by US Virgin Islands
In opposing an asset freeze, the executors' lawyers said George had not shown the estate had been "mismanaged"
IRS claims Prince's estate owes $32.4 million in taxes: report
Prince's estate is in trouble with the IRS for allegedly undervaluing its assets by a whopping 50%, according to a new report.
How to disinherit someone and what to know about the process
If you decide to disinherit someone, you should work with an attorney to make sure your will is valid and your wishes will be followed after you die.
My loved one died without a will – now what?
It is unusual for the government to claim a deceased person’s estate. While it might be allowed in some states, it’s considered a last resort.
Prenuptial agreements: Who needs one and why
Here is how a prenup can protect your assets before the marriage is finalized.
Postnuptial agreements: Who needs one and why
Didn't get a prenup before you got married? Don't worry, you can get a postnup.
How the holidays are perfect for estate planning
Getting the family together for the holidays is a great way to discuss the future of your estate.
Cars singer Ric Ocasek's widow Paulina Porizkova seeks a cut of his estate
Late Cars singer Ric Ocasek's widow Paulina Porizkova is trying to get her inheritance back.
Chris Cornell's widow sues Soundgarden for allegedly pocketing royalties in 'strong-arm' attempt
The Soundgarden rocker's wife wrote: 'I will not be bullied or shamed into silence'
Fotis Dulos takes the stand over allegations he owes in-laws $2.5M
The luxury construction businessman was previously hit with charges connected to the disappearance of his estranged wife, Jennifer.
'Forgotten' Stanford Ponzi scheme victim Annalisa Mendez: 10 years later, who is fighting for us?
Leaders in our nation’s capital owe a long-overdue debt to the thousands of Stanford victims across the country. The fact that Madoff victims have received nearly full recoveries thanks to sustained governmental support only adds insult to injury.
Choosing a financial adviser? Here are three questions you need to ask
Here are the key questions to ask, as well as some red flags to avoid.
Carol Roth: Here are the top estate planning mistakes to avoid
Preparing for life’s unexpected events is crucial but can often be a difficult process to navigate. Here are the top estate planning mistakes to avoid.