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Do You Have a Digital 'Guardian' for Your Estate?

An estate plan is a cornerstone of any comprehensive financial strategy. On a practical level, it can help ensure that your assets are distributed in keeping with your wishes. It can also provide you with a significant emotional benefit. Simply knowing that your affairs are in order can give you peace-of-mind that your legacy will be carried out the way you intend, without creating needless legal or administrative burdens for your loved ones.

Traditionally, estate plans have involved creating wills,

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