Estate planning isn’t something people talk about. That’s why on this page, it’s all we talk about.
As you’re thinking about your estate planning, it’s important to understand the distinction between a godparent and a legal guardian.
We may view our pets like family, but legally we can’t leave money directly to them. Here’s how to take care of Fido after you’re gone.
Whether you call it a bequest, an endowment, a legacy, or simply a gift, leaving something behind to charity can be meaningful.
Once you’ve written your will, you’re good to go, right? Not so fast. What’s the deal with getting your will notarized?
Creating an “in case of death” doc can save loved ones time, frustration and maybe even money. Here’s how to do it right.
Your will beneficiary is the person who will inherit your stuff when you die. Deciding who to choose can be tough. Read this to get started.
When you’re grieving, a complicated legal and financial process is the last thing you want to deal with. Your guide to probate: made simple.
When you login to your bank account, you might notice an option to choose a beneficiary. Here’s what you need to know about that.
If you’re the executor of an estate, it’s up to you to distribute your loved one’s belongings correctly. Here’s how.
If you’re in a blended family with stepparents, stepchildren or step-anything-elses, you have unique estate planning needs.
Power of attorney can be helpful if ever you were to become incapacitated, to help account for your financial and medical wellbeing.
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