AMJ Financial Blog

Category: Estate Planning

Steps to Prevent and Avoid Fights Over Estates

A death in the family is traumatic and stressful, and something which all affected must come to terms with in their own way and in their own time. Unfortunately, it’s also usually the time during which emotions are running at their highest when family members need to come together and agree. In this ‘perfect storm’ of emotion, disagreements can… Read More

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Should Charitable Giving Come Before Retirement?

It feels good to be generous. Jesus commended a poor widow who gave all she had to live on, but is it realistic in today’s world to give before meeting other financial obligations? According to an article by USA Today, a third of people in the U.S. have less than $1,000 set aside for retirement. Should charitable giving… Read More

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Choosing an Executor for Your Estate

When it comes to estate planning, choosing an executor is one of the most important roles to delegate. Basically, their job is to make sure that all requests and wishes made in your will are fulfilled, from arranging the funeral to managing personal assets. As you can guess, there’s usually quite a bit of paperwork… Read More

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