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Favorite Estate Planning Quotes: #8


Quotation No. 8:  “The finest inheritance you can give to a child is to allow him to make his own way, completely on his own feet.”  ~ Isadora Duncan

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Favorite Estate Planning Quotes: #7


Quotation No. 7:  “Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.”  ~ Ruth E. Renkel

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Favorite Estate Planning Quotes: #6


Quotation No. 6:  “He who inherits a hill must climb it.”  ~ Spanish Proverb

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Favorite Estate Planning Quotes: #5


Quotation No. 5:  “Those who inherit fortunes are frequently more of a problem than those who made them.” ~ Congolese Proverb

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Favorite Estate Planning Quotes: #4


Quotation No. 4:  “I would rather make my name than inherit it.”  ~ William Makepeace Thackeray

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Favorite Estate Planning Quotes: #3


Quotation No. 3:  “I would as soon leave my son a curse as the almighty dollar.”  ~ Andrew Carnegie

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Favorite Estate Planning Quotes: #2


Quotation No. 2:  “Never say you know a man until you have divided an inheritance with him.”  ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater

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Favorite Estate Planning Quotes: #1


Quotation No. 1:  “I want to leave my children enough that they feel they can do anything, but not so much that they do nothing.” ~ Warren Buffet

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What is the difference between an Executor and a Trustee?


The “Executor” and the “Trustee” are similar in some ways, but very different in others.  An “Executor” only acts if someone has died. The Executor can be nominated by the deceased person, but that selection must be approved by the … Continue reading

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What Happens to My Will When I Die?


When someone dies, the original of that person’s Will must be deposited with the Probate Court.   The Will becomes a public record and anyone can ask to read it. If all of the deceased person’s property is in a … Continue reading

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