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Aug
21
2019
How does Cinderella relate to Georgia estate planning? The story helps teach a very important lesson: if you want your stepchildren to inherit from you, you must be very intentional with your estate plan. And if you don't have an estate plan, your stepchild will miss out.
Jul
19
2019
A Georgia Power of Attorney (POA) is one of the three foundational estate planning documents that most adults in Georgia need in place (the other two are the Advance Directive for Healthcare and a Last Will and Testament). Essentially, a POA allows you to appoint an agent to act on your behalf and manage your […]
Jun
24
2019
It can be helpful for financial advisors to get a reminder of what the regulators are taking action on, to remind themselves of certain rules, as well as to allow a spot check to make sure that an individual’s practice is compliant in certain key areas. In today’s post, we share our review of FINRA’s […]
Jun
21
2019
My anecdotal evidence from speaking with financial advisors suggests that some clients - including those who don't really fit the advisor's ideal client profile - may be much more problematic to serve and may lead to customer complaints, arbitration claims and regulatory actions. This HBS working paper also seems to suggest that "customer compatibility" is a real and meaningful thing and that it can also affect the bottom line.
Jun
13
2019
Can I disinherit my child in Georgia? Can I keep them from getting anything under my Will? Joel Beck of The Beck Law Firm, LLC discusses this issue in today's post.

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