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Building a Lasting Legacy: Incorporating Your Values into Estate Planning

Estate planning is not just about distributing your financial assets; it's about building a legacy that reflects your values and the essence of who you are. By incorporating your guiding principles into your estate plan, you ensure that your legacy extends far beyond the monetary wealth you leave behind. Through personal legacy letters, charitable giving, family heirlooms, and the example you set, you can pass on the values that have shaped your life and inspire your loved ones to live with purpose and meaning.

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Values are the guiding principles that shape our lives, influencing our decisions, actions, and relationships. They are the core beliefs that define who we are and what we stand for. When it comes to estate planning, it's essential to consider how you can pass on these values to your heirs. 

One way to convey your values is through a personal legacy letter, also known as an ethical will. This document allows you to share your life story, express your love and gratitude, and impart the wisdom you've gained throughout your life. 

Another way to incorporate your values into your estate plan is by aligning your charitable giving with causes that reflect your beliefs. By including charitable bequests in your will or setting up a donor-advised fund, you can support organizations that champion the issues close to your heart. 

In addition to financial contributions, you can also pass on your values through family heirlooms and sentimental items. These tangible objects often hold deep emotional significance and can serve as powerful reminders of your love and the values you held dear. 

The information contained in this Higgins Capital communication is provided for information purposes and is not a solicitation or offer to buy or sell any securities or related financial instruments in any jurisdiction. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

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