Estate planning is something that should not be taken lightly. It is a very important aspect of life that should not be overlooked, no matter your age. You can begin planning your estate the minute you are hired for your first job out of college. Estate plans should be updated as you experience different life events, such as marriage, the birth of children, divorce and more. Here are five steps to a strong estate plan.
When it comes to estate planning, many people think that a will is all they need. In some cases, that is true. However, wills are limited in terms of what they can do. For many people, a will is simply not enough to achieve their estate planning goals.
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Living Wills and Health Care Powers of Attorney are commonly referred to as "advanced directives" because they give health care providers and family members direction for your medical treatment and end of life care should you be unable to communicate your wishes.