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Living trust information

August 19, 2002


A living trust has become a popular estate-planning vehicle that can protect assets from the tax bite and reduce probate costs.

The World Wide Web contains a host of information on living trusts and what they entail. Here are a few sites devoted to the subject:

Federal Consumer Information Center at It features sections on different trust types, trust benefits and establishing a trust. at The site discusses the advantages of a living trust and common slip-ups in trust management.

It's Legal! at The site offers a concise description of a living trust.

Legaldocs at htm The site covers living trust cost issues and tax savings. at The article discusses the necessity of setting up a living trust.

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