A survey conducted by Care.com revealed that 57% of Americans do not have a Last Will and Testament (a “Will”).
In addition to checking your estate planning documents every so often, you should also keep them up to date in case of a life-changing event, such as a birth, marriage, divorce, or move to a new state.
It is common for family members to argue over a parent’s favorite items after the death of their loved one. Arguments can take place over things like a coffee mug, a piece of jewelry, or a painting.
Only 33 percent of Americans have a will, despite the fact that more than 50 percent find estate planning important.
Caring.com reports that, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, overall percentages of older Americans without a will remain unchanged. Remarkably, younger adults with a will show an increase of sixty-three percent comparative to pre-pandemic times.
Legally, probate is the process of authenticating the will of a deceased person, reviewing their assets, paying their debts and taxes, and...
There can never be enough emphasis placed on making end-of-life preparations. Many put off making these plans thinking there is always time. The sad reality is that none of us are guaranteed time.
If you’re a frequent airline traveler, one of your estate planning concerns may be what will happen to your frequent flyer miles. They could be worth thousands of dollars, so you probably don’t want them to just disappear.
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