Just like in business, having the right people in place makes all the difference. If you have a revocable living trust, you probably named yourself as trustee so you can continue to manage your own financial affairs, but eventually someone will need to step in for you when you are...

It makes a great story that we've probably seen on the Hallmark channel around the holidays: a struggling family suddenly receives a large inheritance from a long-lost relative, and it resolves all the injustices in their lives. Unfortunately, if you talk to wealth counselors and estate attorneys, they’ll say an...