Estate planning with joint assets: Think of your executor

By Stephanie Battista (July 13, 2022, 2:31 PM EDT) -- Jointly held assets are a popular estate planning tool because of how simple they appear. Adding a child on title to the house seems like a quick way to avoid paying probate taxes, or adding them as a joint owner on a bank account could be a convenient way to have them help out with day-to-day finances....