Difference Between Transfer on Death and Payable on Death Designation from Austin Estate Planning Attorney Liz Nielsen


When tackling estate planning, adding a payable-on-death (POD) or transfer-on-death (TOD) designation to an account allows the assets (money and property) in that account to be passed to a named beneficiary when the original account holder dies. Like trusts, POD and TOD accounts bypass probate. They are also fast, easy, and usually free to set […]

National Home Remodeling Month – How Remodeling Your Home Could Impact Your Estate Plan from Austin Estate Planning Attorney Liz Nielsen


Spring is associated with renewal, and as the weather gets warmer, many homeowners turn their attention to renovation projects. Each May, the home remodeling industry and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) celebrate National Home Remodeling Month. In 2023, over 17 million home remodeling projects are expected to be undertaken in the United States. […]