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We've created this website to help you plan—for your future and ours.

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If you get lost, rest assured that we're always here to help. Simply contact Jennifer Harding at 240-895-3382 or jiharding@smcm.edu with any questions.

Check Out Our Monthly Feature Articles:

Q&A: Take a Closer Look at Your Financial Plans
When making a long-term life plan, it's important you know the fine details of your finances and estate. As you learn more about your assets, you eliminate future risk for loved ones inheriting your estate. Be sure to share your plans with the people you care about. Here are the questions—and answers—to preserve what you are planning on passing on. More

Find a Gift That Works for You
You've always answered the call to help others, and now that you want to extend that support through gifts of treasure, where do you start? It's easiest to begin with what you know—your overall goals. Use this checklist to match your wishes with the right charitable path for you. More

Should Estate Planning Be Called Life Planning?
Guess what! If you have belongings, you have an estate. And without a plan, your estate could be subject to what the courts decide in case anything happens to you. More

The Dangers of DIY Wills
Don't let your family lose money to legal fees, taxes and interest because of a do-it-yourself will. Learn a lesson from this real-life example of a DIY will gone wrong. More