Writing a Will
posted on December 2, 2017
Having a will is something you do for your loved ones. It’s a way to keep peaceful relationships between them. If something were to happen to you it is a written legal document of your estate after your death. “A well-crafted will provides for everything from the orderly administration of your estate after your death (telling the world how to deal with your taxes, assets, outstanding bills)” A will has your final wishes, but it’s not just about giving away your things, it helps manage the process. When you are young you don’t really need a will. It would be wise to consider one if you are entering the workforce, becoming a parent or getting older.
In this article
- Appointing an executor.
- Appointing a guardian.
- Giving to charity.
- What about deciding who gets what?
- Can I do it myself?
- How much is it going to cost me?
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Opening a Joint Account
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