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How to Potentially Avoid Probate

Kerry Reeves |
Emerald GEMs

September 13, 2022—Most people prefer to avoid probate because it could be a lengthy court process of transferring a decedent’s estate to his or her beneficiaries. Not only does the process have the potential to take a very long time, it may also be expensive. And once your will is deposited in probate court, your private affairs may become a matter of public record.

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Managing Emotions During Financial Uncertainty

Jerry Inglet, Ed.D, CFT-I™ |
Emerald GEMs

August 9, 2022—During times of financial uncertainty, some people may allow emotions, rather than logic and reason, to drive their business decisions. But emotional decision-making, mired in personal bias, can derail even the best-laid plans. It is usually best to keep emotions in check when faced with high stakes financial choices.

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Why Consider Living in Florida?

Wealth Planning

While Florida is commonly known for its year-round sunshine and beautiful sandy beaches, it’s also home to many tax and financial advantages as well. Generally considered a low-tax state, Florida residents likely enjoy reduced tax obligations compared to those of many other states. Florida does not impose a personal income tax, an inheritance tax, a gift tax, or an intangible personal property tax.

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