When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone. Share | Related Content Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips. 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.