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What Is A Spendthrift Trust?

What is a spendthrift trust? It is a trust that includes what’s called a spendthrift provision. You can for the most part use any kind of trust, and make it a spendthrift trust by including a special clause that is added to the trust document. What a spendthrift provision does, is to prevent the creditors of any beneficiary from reaching…

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What Is A Revocable Trust? – Advanced Offshore Asset Protection

  It’s known as a trust for a reason. You may want to protect your assets, gain some kind of tax advantage or pass on inheritance in a smooth way. Before setting up a trust, you need to decide the amount of control you want, which determines the kind of trust you need. What is a revocable…

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What Is A Discretionary Trust? – Advantages And Disadvantages

If you don’t already know how a trust works, take a look at a previous article, which explains what an asset protection trust is. Having a discretionary trust means, that beneficiaries don’t have any fixed entitlement to the trust fund. The trustee has discretion on how assets are distributed to beneficiaries, based on the instructions…

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Already Have A Trust? How To Upgrade Your Asset Protection

The best way to protect assets today, is by using a trust structure. There’s no better situation to be in, than if you already have formed a trust. But the overall quality of protection all comes down to how everything was actually formulated, the drafting of the trust document, and how the setup works as a whole.…

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Asset Protection Strategies For Real Estate Investors

A common way of investing, is buying real estate. But like with any other asset, it can be grabbed by someone else after a lawsuit. That is of course something you don’t want, it’s a very undesirable experience. Especially after all the hard work you have put into acquiring everything. What I will go through,…

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Why Bridge Trusts Don’t Work – Advanced Offshore Asset Protection

Whenever someone explains the concept of a bridge trust, it sounds a bit complicated, and maybe a more exclusive way of doing asset protection. The truth is, a bridge trust isn’t very complicated, and is actually a worse alternative than an offshore trust, and especially compared to the portable asset protection trust. If we take a…

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