We believe that proper trust and estate planning is the cornerstone of developing a lasting legacy and transitioning wealth. We think that it is important to engage our client's tax and legal advisors to address these goals.
Because your financial future depends on a variety of uncontrollable circumstances, we provide you with access to a wide range of insurance coverages that can protect your financial security by helping with unforeseen costs and losses. These include disability, life and long-term care insurance as well as review your existing insurance policies.
Through our affiliation with Wells Fargo Advisors, we offer access to a comprehensive range of trust and discretionary asset management services tailored to the circumstances of each trust.
Trust services available through banking and trust affiliates in addition to non-affiliated companies of Wells Fargo Advisors. Wells Fargo Advisors and its affiliates do not provide legal or tax advice. Any estate plan should be reviewed by an attorney who specializes in estate planning and is licensed to practice law in your state. Insurance products are offered through nonbank insurance agency affiliates of Wells Fargo & Company and are underwritten by unaffiliated insurance companies.
A successful retirement plan helps achieve the business’s goals. If a business owner is developing a plan for the first time, he or she should review the available alternatives and the business’s and participants’ goals before making a choice. If an owner is evaluating an existing plan, the first step should be to determine whether the business’s and participants’ goals are the same as they were when the plan was first implemented. If either party’s requirements have changed, the plan may need adjusting.
One problem survivors often have is finding documents and valuable papers. You can help your survivors with this process by completing this form. Give copies to your loved ones, executor/executrix, lawyer, and anyone else who will need this information. You should review and update this information periodically.View
Being appointed as a successor trustee for a deceased individual’s trust means taking on a great responsibility. And like many individuals in this position, this may be your first experience. This brief guide will help you understand what to expect and what you may be required to do.Learn More
It is important that clients and prospects are well informed regarding the key information they should consider when contemplating their options regarding a distribution from a QRP. Even more important, you want to be sure that clients understand how the distribution option they choose might impact their retirement goals. Regulators are focusing on these conversations and transactions because they want investors to be knowledgeable regarding their options.
Talking about finances can create tension. Nevertheless, the benefits outweigh the momentary discomfort. In fact, it might represent the difference between financial success and losing family wealth.View
With a per stirpes designation, if a beneficiary predeceases you, and you do not update your beneficiary designations, or a beneficiary disclaims their portion, their share would go to their lineal descendants; usually their children. Any named beneficiary who predeceases you and has no lineal descendants will follow the standard designation, if a per stirpes designation was selected.Learn More
Are you considering the various options for your savings in your qualified employer sponsored retirement plan (QRP), such as a 401(k), 403(b), or governmental 457(b)? Know that what you choose to do with your current retirement savings can have a substantial impact on your future. You generally have four options for your QRP distribution.