A recent Gallup poll found that just 44% of Americans have a written last will and testament, meaning that more than half of Americans will leave no indication as to how assets should be handled upon their death. Sadly, dying without a plan in place or even an ill-conceived plan only serves to increase stress for heirs, who in addition to grieving the loss of a loved one, are forced to deal with the hassle and complexity of the estate settlement process.
It’s time once again for voters to choose the next President of the United States, and as always there is heated debate between and among the political parties and candidates. Candidates, commentators, and citizens alike do their best to persuade others that their way is the right way on many issues, especially the economy. Unfortunately, misconceptions and myths abound. In this article we specifically address a handful of these myths.
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Johnson Investment Counsel is excited to introduce a new pursuit of ours: blogging. After 50-plus years of serving our clients, we feel there is a great deal of collective wisdom within our walls. Wisdom worth sharing. Each of us has useful thoughts, experiences, and expertise that are often trapped in the offices and conference rooms of JIC. When one of us gets on our hobby-horse, we keep running into the same people. We want that to change. And we’ll do that by riding our hobby-horses around town.