Because of how important estate planning is to your family, you should put time and care into getting it right. At the same time, you never know when something can happen, and you don’t want your family to struggle because you never got around to putting your plan in place. Take these steps now to…
The most well-known estate planning tool, a Last Will & Testament is a legal document which comes into play after you pass away. It outlines who will be given your money, your things, your home and/or other real property.
The Will outlines what happens with your body (burial, cremation). Most Wills also say something about guardianship for your minor children.
Finally, the document will also appoint a person to make sure all these things happen, they are usually called an Executor.