“The steak dinner pitch might not be a con game, but it is a bit of a psychological dance.
Even if you’re still intrigued by a particular product or pitch by the time the cheesecake
arrives, get a second or third opinion from an independent financial planner.”
Every year, both the federal and Washington estate tax exemptions are increased based on inflation. Here are the updated numbers for 2019: 2018 2019 Washington Estate Tax Exemption $2,193,000 $2,261,000 Federal Estate Tax Exemption $11,180,000 $11,400,000 Annual Federal Gift Tax Exclusion $15,000 $15,000 Estate taxes are only paid by people whose total estate value […]
The first of this month marks family law attorney, Carry Porter’s two year anniversary with Reed Longyear! Carry works with people in a direct and compassionate way on a broad range of family law issues. She is truly an asset to both her clients and our team. Congratulations!!
Just a few years ago, Zack was pulling down a six-figure salary working at a hedge fund. He and his fiancé, Gillian, signed a prenuptial agreement that said Zack would pay Gillian a specific amount of spousal maintenance (aka alimony) if they divorced. Zack would likely always be the primary bread winner in the family, […]