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Free estate planning seminar set for May 10

BEMIDJI - The American Heart Association will offer a free estate-planning seminar from 1:30-3:30 p.m. May 10 at Hampton Inn and Suites. The seminar will cover planning insights that can benefit individuals, their families and their favorite charities.

Cliff Lura, Charitable Estate Planning director for the AHA and featured speaker Ronald K. Carpenter, Attorney at Law at Carpenter & Wangberg, P.A. will cover the following topics: Wills vs. Living Trusts, Ways of Holding Title to Property, How to Reduce Estate Taxes, Durable Power of Attorney for Financial Purposes and Health Care Directives, How to Sell Appreciated Assets Without Paying Capital Gains Taxes, How to Increase Income, How to Reduce Income Taxes, How to Pass on More Assets to Your Heirs, and How to Help your Favorite Charities.

To register, contact Lura at 701-212-5127 or email