Wills and estate planning
What is power of attorney?
When estate planning be sure to have a POA and appoint an agent to act on your behalf to manage your financial and legal affairs for a specified purpose and time.
What to do with an inheritance?
Receiving an inheritance can bring stress and uncertainty. Here are a few tips to help you stretch your inheritance.
What you need to know about medical power of attorney
A medical attorney-in-fact will make medical decisions on your behalf and carry out your healthcare wishes when you are unable to do so.
What you need to know about writing your own will
If you have limited assets, only one or two beneficiaries and no major tax issues, you may want to write your own will. If you are considering it, here are some tips.
Why do I need a will?
Yes, you do - especially if you want to take care of children or if you want to control where your belongings go when you die. This article outlines even more reasons.
Why do I need a will? Lessons from Hollywood
It is difficult for some to stop and plan for life after they are gone. Just look to Hollywood for examples of untimely deaths that left estates hanging in the balance.
Why you should consider an estate plan
You don't need to be wealthy to need an estate plan. This article outlines the subjects typically covered by an estate plan such as your will, funeral arrangements, child guardians and more.