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5 Rights That Trust Beneficiaries Have

As a trust beneficiary, you may feel like you are at the mercy of the trustee, but depending on the type of trust, trust beneficiaries may have rights to ensure the trust is properly managed.

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How to Protect Your Deceased Loved Ones From Identity Theft

We've all been warned about protecting ourselves from identity theft, but one group of victims can't take action to protect themselves—the dead. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take to discourage identity thieves from targeting a deceased loved one.

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What Are the House Ownership Options When Parents and Adult Children Live Together?

Increasingly, several generations of American families are living together.

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Are Children Responsible for Their Parents' Debts?

If a parent dies without paying off her debts, are her children responsible to her creditors? 

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Mom Watches As Son Sues Siblings Over Her Estate

A son is suing his siblings over changes their mother made to her will.

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What Is a Trust Protector and When Might You Need One?

Trust protectors -- long popular in offshore trusts set up by high rollers -- are now gaining popularity in trusts established her...

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What Happens to Your Debts When You Die?

When you die, your debts do not expire with you.

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Company Offers Gravesite Upkeep Services Nationwide

Seniors who plan to opt for burial when they die are sometimes concerned that no one will care for their gravesite ...

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