Estate Planning Attorneys: Creative Ways to Community Connections


Even though humans have a 100% mortality rate, less than 30% of us make any end-of-life plans. What will get adults to discuss and plan for their eventual demise? How about putting some fun in funeral planning to get people to discuss this serious topic? Before I Die festivals are part of a growing social [ ] The post Estate Planning Attorneys: Creative Ways to Community Connections appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
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The Perfect Storm


Here at the Academy, we host quite a few events each year for our Members. We put in countless hours over the course of months to prepare for these events. We prepare things like materials, educational sessions, coordinate hotel reservations, check food allergies, and work around any dietary restrictions Members may have. There are countless [ ] The post The Perfect Storm appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
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Choosing a Roth or Traditional IRA (or 401k)


This is another in a series of blogs on the basics of estate planning. In this blog, we’ll look at the differences between a Roth and a traditional IRA (or 401k). We’ll also look at considerations in choosing between them. With a traditional IRA (or 401k), you make a contribution and that amount is not [ ] The post Choosing a Roth or Traditional IRA (or 401k) appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
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Americans’ Views on End-of-Life Care


What really matters to us in our final days? A recent survey on end-of-life care by The Economist and the Kaiser Family Foundation sheds new light on our views in the U.S. I’m sharing some of the highlights with you here, along with ideas for how you may want to incorporate this information into your [ ] The post Americans’ Views on End-of-Life Care appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
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Is Your Networking… Working?


So you had an excellent networking meeting with one of your professional connections, and talked about holding an endorsed seminar for their clients. You’re excited about the prospect of a room full of qualified prospects, until they tell you your presentation time will only be 10 minutes long, and there are several other speakers in [ ] The post Is Your Networking… Working? appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
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Basics of Estate Planning: Asset Protection – Part 3


This is another in a series of blogs on the basics of estate planning. This week, we’ll take yet another look at asset protection. In the Part 1, we saw that much depends upon whose assets you are looking to protect. We saw that, if the assets are yours, you have fraudulent transfer issues to [ ] The post Basics of Estate Planning: Asset Protection – Part 3 appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
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Top Challenges to Legal Blogging and How to Overcome Them


One of the most effective online marketing tools is a relevant and authoritative blog that’s loaded with useful information directed to potential clients in need of your services. Creating and maintaining a law firm blog can have a significant impact on your firm’s bottom line by: Driving traffic to your website Increasing your search engine [ ] The post Top Challenges to Legal Blogging and How to Overcome Them appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
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BOOT CAMP TO SUCCESS: Creating a Purpose and Profit Driven Practice


Join us on August 9th at 2pm PT / 5pm ET on a free webinar featuring attorneys from around the country! We’re inviting non-Member motivated entrepreneurial attorneys who are interested in taking their estate planning firm to the next level with our upcoming Boot Camp and Summit in San Diego, CA October 18-22. This webinar [ ] The post BOOT CAMP TO SUCCESS: Creating a Purpose and Profit Driven Practice appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
https://www.aaepa.com/2017/08/boot-camp-success-creating-purpose-profit-driven-practice-2/

Basics of Estate Planning: Asset Protection – Part 2


This is another in a series of blogs on the basics of estate planning. This week, we’ll take another look at asset protection. Next week, we’ll delve even deeper into asset protection. As we saw in the last blog, much depends upon whose assets you are looking to protect. In last week’s blog, we saw [ ] The post Basics of Estate Planning: Asset Protection – Part 2 appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
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