Estate Planning for Small Business Owners

5 Estate Planning Tools for Small Business Owners

If you’re a small business owner, estate planning might be the last thing on your mind. The day-to-day running of the company is likely filled with payroll concerns, marketing metrics, and attracting the right kind of talent to boost your growth. Unfortunately, many small business owners who put off estate planning don’t realize that they’re putting everything they’ve worked for …

Should My Florida Estate Plan Include a Gun Trust?

Should My Florida Estate Plan Include a Gun Trust?

A Florida Gun Trust: The Smart Way to Leave Firearms to Your Heirs Your right to own a gun is essential to you, so naturally, you want your friends and family to continue that legacy after you’re gone. However, many gun owners are unaware of the legal barriers and potential consequences of including firearms in a Florida estate plan. State and federal …

Tips for Travelers Making an Estate Plan Before Vacation

Tips for Travelers Making an Estate Plan Before Vacation

Travelers: Complete Our Estate Planning Checklist (Actually Relax on Vacation) Travel broadens the mind, but it carries its share of stress. Whether you’re a frequent flier or going on a long-overdue vacation, you’ve likely got a million things on your to-do list before your departure. While it might seem less important than packing enough sunscreen and coordinating childcare, creating an …

Helpful Guide to Serving as Trustee to a Florida Trust

Helpful Guide to Serving as Trustee to a Florida Trust

What You Need to Know If You’ve Been Asked to Serve as a Successor Trustee in Florida It may be an honor to serve as a loved one’s successor trustee, but it’s also an enormous responsibility. You have a legal duty to oversee and distribute trust assets to the intended beneficiaries—and if you make a mistake during trust administration, you …

Guardianship of elderly parents in Florida

Guardianship for Elderly Parents in Florida: Who’s Their Guardian Angel?

How do you envision your guardian angel? Maybe a soft-glowing aura around a heavenly being with outstretched wings to fly in when you need help. But this mythical creature might not appear when your parent or loved one is unexpectedly incapacitated and unable to make sound decisions. Fortunately, with guardianship of your elderly parents, you can serve as a protector …

Protecting Your Family's and Business's Assets

Protect Your Family and Business Assets

Can you bubble-wrap your assets to protect them? This is bulky, cumbersome, and just not realistic. However, there are other ways to be proactive and protect what is most important to you and your business from being sued. What if you are a small-business owner and someone falls and gets injured at YOUR place of business? They could try to sue you professionally and …

How Divorce can Effect Your Estate Plan

How Divorce Can Affect Your Estate Plan

A divorce can be an overwhelming experience that impacts every facet of your life. Your estate plan might not be at the forefront of your mind, but a divorce will affect it. Many people forget to update their plan or put it off until it’s too late. Failing to update your plan for divorce can have several potentially tragic consequences. …

Yolofsky Family

The Importance To You and Your Family of Having an Estate Plan

In 2008, Congress passed House Resolution 1499 which recognized the need for the public to understand the importance and benefits of estate planning and designated the third week of October as National Estate Planning Awareness Week. Notably, this Resolution passed without objection on the bipartisan sponsorship of 50 representatives.  Nevertheless, according to a 2021 survey conducted by Caring.com, only 33 …

Invest In Yourself

Invest In Yourself

What is the best investment you have ever made? It could have been stock options in a company, an NFT, an investment property, or a collectible item. As entrepreneurs, we think the most valuable investment you could make is to invest in yourself.  The return on your investment (ROI) of yourself will help you to enjoy the profits now as well …

Estate Planning from your Phone

Estate Planning from Your Phone

That phone in our pockets could launch any of us to the moon. The days of maybe having a phone and a computer have evolved to having a computer in our phone that fits in the palm of our hand. Computing power has increased exponentially. Indeed, a rough estimate puts a single phone’s computing power to be about 250 million …