Your New Favorite Word


I know it’s Monday, and no one despises starting the week off down in the dumps more than me, but let’s just get down to brass tacks here: Attorneys are, statistically, one of the most depressed and stressed groups of professionals and the profession with the fourth highest suicide rate in the US, according to […] The post Your New Favorite Word appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
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Your New Favorite Word


I know it’s Monday, and no one despises starting the week off down in the dumps more than me, but let’s just get down to brass tacks here: Attorneys are, statistically, one of the most depressed and stressed groups of professionals and the profession with the fourth highest suicide rate in the US, according to […] The post Your New Favorite Word appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
https://www.aaepa.com/2018/06/your-new-favorite-word/

6 Important Estate Planning Considerations – Part 6: Taxes


This is part of a series of 6 blogs on important estate planning considerations. I’ll intersperse these blogs with other timely blogs. The first article in the series showed how an estate plan prepares one for incapacity during life and not just for the distribution of assets at death. The second article in the series [ ] The post 6 Important Estate Planning Considerations – Part 6: Taxes appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
https://www.aaepa.com/2018/06/6-important-estate-planning-considerations-part-6-taxes/

A Short History of Death Discussion Movements


Estate planning attorneys recognize that most people are not eager to discuss end-of-life issues. The remarkable worldwide rise of death discussion movements over the past decade can help get the conversation started. Here’s an overview of the most popular movements, in order of when they were started in the United Kingdom or the United States. [ ] The post A Short History of Death Discussion Movements appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
https://www.aaepa.com/2018/06/a-short-history-of-death-discussion-movements/

Plan Your Work and Work Your Plan


The official start of summer is quickly approaching and the season usually brings vacations for many of us and for some Academy Members, half day Fridays. With a slimmer workforce and/or hours, how can you ensure that your team is as productive as other seasons? The most consistent and persistent traits we have seen in [ ] The post Plan Your Work and Work Your Plan appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
https://www.aaepa.com/2018/06/plan-your-work-and-work-your-plan/

Dead Hand Control: How Much is Too Much?


Often, clients want to continue to control their beneficiaries after death, just as they’ve done during lifetime. They want to etch in stone the exact circumstances under which distributions should be made to the beneficiaries. Sometimes they think the beneficiary will have to go on the tombstone like a confessional or ATM. The problem is [ ] The post Dead Hand Control: How Much is Too Much? appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
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New Seminar Invitation Helps You Brand and Grow Your Business


For over 10 years now, many estate planning attorneys nationwide that have used highly targeted direct mail to promote their seminars have realized it is a very effective and profitable way to approach and actually get in front (face to face) with that very sought-after, but guarded, 55+ year old audience. Millions of individuals in [ ] The post New Seminar Invitation Helps You Brand and Grow Your Business appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
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How Do You Create Your Why?


“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill sure knew how to coin a phrase, eh? And while this particular one is catchy and provocative, it’s also been proven by many years of research. When a person’s purpose shifts from what they get to what [ ] The post How Do You Create Your Why? appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
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Planning for the Unexpected


Charlotte Fox was an adventurous woman. She was a serious mountain climber and reached the summit of some of the world’s tallest mountains. She became the first American woman to climb three peaks above 8,000 meters, including the world’s tallest peak. She was a member of a climbing party on Mount Everest in 1996 which [ ] The post Planning for the Unexpected appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
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Planning for the Unexpected


Charlotte Fox was an adventurous woman. She was a serious mountain climber and reached the summit of some of the world’s tallest mountains. She became the first American woman to climb three peaks above 8,000 meters, including the world’s tallest peak. She was a member of a climbing party on Mount Everest in 1996 which [ ] The post Planning for the Unexpected appeared first on American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
https://www.aaepa.com/2018/06/planning-for-the-unexpected/