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Wills and estate planning

No matter how old you are, creating a will and estate planning are an important part of your financial picture. Use the content in this section to help you get started.
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Wills and estate planning

Choosing a life insurance beneficiary

You have options when choosing a beneficiary for your life insurance benefit - an individual or entity - as long as there is an insurable interest.

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Donating to charity in your last will and testament

There are three ways to give to charity when you die: a fixed sum, a named item or a percentage of assets after beneficiaries have been taken care of.

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Estate planning basics: The importance of updating your beneficiaries

It is important to keep beneficiary designations updated. A variety of life changes may impact who you need to have as your beneficiary.

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Learn how to write a will with 3 examples

You know having a will is important in order to distribute your assets as you wish, but how do you start writing one? Refer to one of the websites listed below or use a skilled estate planning attorney.

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Power of Attorney document: What does it do?

During the estate planning process, you will face many critical decisions that will impact the futures of your loved ones. A power of attorney helps to manage your affairs if you are unable to.

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What is final expense insurance?

Final expense insurance can protect your family from the burden of final expenses, like funeral, burial and even medical expenses. Continue reading to learn more about this type of life insurance.

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