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Income Information 
  • Most Recent Payroll Stub

  • Previous Three Years' Tax Returns (Federal & State)

  • W-2s (Statment of Earnings)

  • 1099s (income info statement, if applicable)

  • Company Benefits

    • Plan Booklets

    • Group Benefits (Life, Disability, etc)

    • Pension Plans

    • Retirement 401(k) and/or 403(b) plans - Projections of Retirement

Retirement Investment Information
  • Most Recent Mutual Fund Statement(s)

  • Most Recent Stock or Bond Statement(s)

  • Most Recent Bank Statement(s)

  • IRA Information

  • Most Recent Annuity Statement(s)

  • Other Investment Information

  • Other Retirement Plans

  • Social Security Annual Benefit Report

Real Estate Information
  • Most Recent Home Mortgage Statement

  • Rental Agreements

  • Other Real Property Mortgage Statements


Personal Information & Property Value

  • Furnishings

  • Collecibles

  • Clothing

  • Coin Collections

  • Art

  • Other Valuables

Insurance Information
  • Most Recent Life Insurance Statement(s)

  • Health Insurance Benefit (Plan Sumary/Booklet)

  • Most Recent Disability Insurance Statement (non-group)

  • Most Recent Long-term Care Insurance Statement

  • Property & Casualty

  • Automobile

Business Arrangements
  • Previous Three Years' Tax Returns

  • Profit & Loss Statement

  • Previous Three Years' Balance Sheets

  • Buy-Sell Agreement(s)

  • Deferred Compensation

  • Stock Option/Bonus Plan

  • Partnership Agreements

  • LLC Documents

Legal Documents
  • Wills

  • Trust Agreement(s)

  • Separation and/or Divorce Decree(s)

  • Property Settlement Papers

  • Any other pertinent financial information



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