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Do I Need a Living Trust? –– Landmark Bank

Do I Need a Living Trust?
By Katie D. Whitman, JD, Landmark Bank, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine

You’ve probably thought about what will happen to your loved ones when you pass away, but have you really thought about the details of how your money will be distributed? What about your house, your car, or your favorite antique dresser? Do you worry that one of your children won’t be able to handle an inheritance? […]

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Looking Towards 2012 for Opportunities

Looking Towards 2012 for Opportunities
Courtesy Landmark Bank, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine
As we’re settling into 2012, let’s recap what we experienced in 2011. Growth in the U.S. was disappointing in 2011. The consensus among economists surveyed by the Philadelphia Federal Reserve in early 2011 was that real Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which measures the output of the economy, would grow by 3.2%. Instead, the economy expanded at a disappointing annualized rate of just 1.2% in the first three quarters of 2011. […]