Estate Management 101 A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate. Share | Related Content Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Will Power Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands. Principles of Preserving Wealth How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.