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Estate planning for business owners provides many benefits

One of your goals for starting your own business was certainly to make a lot of money for yourself. However, now that you have a family, your goals have likely changed. You may see your son or daughter taking over the company and continuing its success for many more generations. You may see your company becoming a household brand — a name everyone knows — and imagine people telling the story of the company's humble beginnings and forward-thinking founder.

You can't predict the future, but you may be able to plan for it

Life is often full of sudden and unexpected changes, and having a plan in place for each can be difficult at best. While you may not be able to predict when your time on earth will end, you might be able to prepare for what comes next by planning your estate, which may help ensure your wishes live on even after you are gone.

3 considerations for naming a guardian for your kids

The love you have for your children likely outweighs any other feeling you have in life. You may have felt an immense love for your kids from the moment they were born, and that love certainly has only grown over the course of their lives. Of course, when you love another person, a sense of worry also tends to come coupled with that joyous feeling, and you undoubtedly face many concerns for your children that numerous other parents also face.

Protect your child's future with your end-of-life wishes

As a new parent, you may never have felt more joy than the day of your child's birth. Of course, you may also never have felt more terrified. Having the responsibility of caring for another life can cause anyone to feel overwhelmed, but you undoubtedly believe the love you have for your child makes the stress and worry worth it. Because of that love, you may fear that a day could come when you and your spouse can no longer care for your child.