There is also a common misconception that trusts are only necessary for or used by the wealthy. The bottom line is that trusts offer many benefits over traditional wills that are useful no matter your net worth. Follow along as we walk through some of the differences between wills and trusts, and the benefits of having a trust.
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Why Creating a Trust Can be Beneficial
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