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GoodTrust Partners with National Benefit Partners to Empower Employee Financial Wellness
GoodTrust Partners with National Benefit Partners to Empower Employee Financial WellnessGoodTrust, a leading provider of digital estate planning solutions, is proud to announce a strategic partnership with National Benefit Partners (NBP), an esteemed provider of employee benefit solutions. This collaboration aims to integrate GoodTrust's comprehensive estate planning services into NBP's extensive portfolio, offering unparalleled financial wellness benefits to employees nationwide.
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Navigating Tax Day: The Role of Revocable Living Trusts in Your Financial Strategy
Navigating Tax Day: The Role of Revocable Living Trusts in Your Financial StrategyAs Tax Day approaches, many of us are meticulously reviewing our finances, seeking ways to optimize our tax positions. In this annual review of our financial situations, the subject of estate planning often comes up, sparking curiosity about how it might impact our overall financial health. Revocable living trusts are a cornerstone of estate planning, and understanding their relationship with taxes is crucial for anyone looking to make informed decisions about their financial future.
Bridging the Gap: How GoodTrust and Beam's Partnership is Making Estate Planning Accessible to the Workforce
Bridging the Gap: How GoodTrust and Beam's Partnership is Making Estate Planning Accessible to the WorkforceIn today’s shifting workforce environment, it's important  for employers to distinguish themselves to attract and retain the best talent. This necessity becomes even more apparent as we observe the evolving expectations and needs of employees regarding their benefits.  Historically, employee benefits centered around healthcare and life insurance and while that’s still true, financial wellness benefits are gaining popularity and traction in the workplace. Estate planning is an essential component to overall financial wellbeing, making it a natural addition to any benefits package. GoodTrust and Beam recognized this opportunity and are joining forces to bring estate planning to tens of thousands of employees. 
Millennials Are the Largest Proportion of the Workforce and They Want Estate Planning!
Millennials Are the Largest Proportion of the Workforce and They Want Estate Planning! Millennials are not only the largest generation in history but they’re also the largest workforce demographic our country has ever seen. Currently, Millennials represent 35% of the workforce and are projected to represent 75% of the global workforce by 2025. This shift makes it increasingly clear that keeping millennials happy will mean keeping your business successful. Where Baby Boomers have been known for their strong work ethic, loyalty to employers and preference for structure in the workplace, Millennials tend to prioritize flexible working conditions, purpose-driven work and the use of technology. 
Navigating Estate Planning as a Single Parent
Navigating Estate Planning as a Single ParentBeing a parent is more than providing for your children in the now, it is also about providing for them in the future. Estate planning is important for everyone and it can be a little scary for some, as none of us want to think about the worst case scenario. As a single parent, you may be even less inclined to think about what would happen should you no longer be here to take care of your children but planning for the worst case can help you enjoy the best moments feeling peaceful. 
So You've Been Named An Executor. Now what?
So You've Been Named An Executor. Now what?You’ve been named an executor? What an honor! We know it’s an honor that comes with significant responsibilities and we are here to help you make sense of them and feel confident that you know exactly what this position entails. This role requires careful attention to detail, organization, and a commitment to fulfilling the wishes of the deceased. If you find yourself in this position, it's essential to understand the steps involved and the role you'll play in settling the estate. 
Securing Her Legacy: Tailored Estate Planning Strategies for Women
Securing Her Legacy: Tailored Estate Planning Strategies for WomenWe believe estate planning is essential for everyone regardless of age, wealth, or gender – but it may be even more important for women as they encounter unique circumstances. Everyone knows women still have to fight for equality in many aspects but did you know that this is true when it comes to estate planning, too? Considering 94% of women believe they’ll be entirely responsible for their finances at some point in their lives, it is a priority for women to properly plan for their futures. 
You Created Your Trust: Now What?
You Created Your Trust: Now What?Congratulations on creating your trust, what an exciting time! Now that you've successfully recorded all your wishes, it's time to make sure your trust is legally enforceable so that you can be certain your loved ones will be protected if anything should happen to you.
Prudential and GoodTrust Unite: Empowering Black Families for Generational Wealth
Prudential and GoodTrust Unite: Empowering Black Families for Generational WealthThe impact that estate planning has on generational wealth within Black communities cannot be overstated. Although 33% of Black adults recognize the importance of having a will, less than half of that group has taken the step to create one. This hesitancy contributes to the broader trend that Black families are less likely to engage in estate planning compared to their White counterparts. Consumer Reports highlights this gap showing that 77% of Black Americans lack a will as opposed to 61% of White Americans. This disparity may be due to several factors including misconceptions surrounding the importance of estate planning, a historical mistrust toward institutional systems, and a lack of estate planning discussion among family members.
Pet Directives: The Ultimate Love Letter To Your Pet
Pet Directives: The Ultimate Love Letter To Your PetIf you're among the many households with a beloved pet, you likely want to ensure their happiness and well-being, even in times when you can't be there for them. 66% of U.S. households own a pet, that’s 86.9 million homes, and nearly all U.S pet owners (97%), consider their furry and scaly friends like part of the family. Caring for your family is one of the main goals of estate planning. Including your pet in your estate plan is easier than ever, at GoodTrust, we’re the only estate planning platform that offers a complete Pet Directive. 
Estate Planning: Expressing Love Beyond Words
Estate Planning: Expressing Love Beyond WordsIn a world where Valentine's Day often translates to chocolates, flowers, and a white tablecloth meal, there lies another way to express your love - an Estate Plan. While unconventional, this gift may actually be more meaningful and thoughtful than it's traditional counterparts. While flowers and chocolate last only a few days, an estate plan lasts a lifetime and strengthens your relationship by showing how much you value your future together.
What is a Power of Attorney and why should I consider one?
What is a Power of Attorney and why should I consider one?Planning for the future involves more than just considering how to distribute your assets after your passing. It also requires thoughtful preparation for unexpected events or situations that may arise during your lifetime. One essential tool for such planning is a Financial Power of Attorney (POA). In this article, we will explore what a Financial POA is and why you need one as part of your comprehensive estate plan.