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By Matt Brown on 11/11/2010 6:03 PM

The estate tax, as burdensome as it could be on some family businesses, is rarely the culprit in family business failures.  The culprit is more often the family's failure to adequately plan and to address business succession issues clearly.

 

http://www.fa-mag.com/component/content/article/6316.html?issue=157&magazineID=3&Itemid=211

By Matt Brown on 11/9/2010 5:06 PM

Good overview article on basic estate planning (although the advice on TOD accounts is generally a bad idea).

 

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2010/11/02/investopedia6151.DTL