Educational trusts and estate planning

Parents and grandparents living in North Carolina are often concerned about the cost of higher education. These individuals often seek out ways to begin saving and investing early so that their children and grandchildren will be able to pursue their educational goals...

The uses of a funeral trust

People in North Carolina who are creating an estate plan might want to consider a funeral trust. If a person has enough money to pay for long-term care and funeral expenses, a funeral trust might not be necessary. A person may also opt instead to have a life insurance...

Creating trusts in blended families

North Carolina couples who are creating an estate plan and who have children from previous marriages might be concerned about making sure that children are treated equally. For example, one woman married a man who had two daughters. In the original version of the...

Using a trust in an estate plan

People in North Carolina who are creating an estate plan might think that a trust is just for wealthy families. That is not accurate, as they can be used in a number of ways. For example, a special needs trust allows a disabled loved one who is receiving government...

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