Articles by Melissa Byrne
Everyone works hard for their money. They acquire assets and investments with the money that they earn, and hopefully those assets and investments appreciate as they get older. Often times, inheritances from other family members add to the value of an estate. Estate planning is protection of everything you and your family have worked so hard to achieve. Estate planning is not only for the extremely wealthy.
In my last blog, I reviewed easy, affordable options available to start planning your estate, including creating a will. However, there is an additional option that many people don’t think of, the trust. For some people, a trust can be more useful than a will. For others, a will is better. Some will decide they need both.