The sooner you think about this and do something about it, the better off you and your family will be.
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Here are some things you should consider if you are charitably inclined this Holiday Season.
Estate planning is one of the most difficult aspects of personal finance. As humans, we tend to procrastinate on dealing with our own mortality and often focus on seemingly more important issues facing us today. However, estate plans play a significant role in reducing frustration for loved ones, especially in the digital age. While most people realize that estate plans should be created to help distribute physical property such as real estate or jewelry, there is a growing need to consider intangible property.
There is no substitute for seeing for yourself rather than relying on ambiguous rating systems that can be manipulated.
In his article "Estate Planning Mistakes Every Boomer Should Avoid," author Casey Dowd enumerates some of the things that you really don't want to do if you hope to have an estate plan that will work as you intend. Here are Dowd's Big Five mistakes: Failing to plan for large expenses such as long term… Read More »
Retirement is not all golf and grandchildren. Many people spend years planning for retirement and think they have it all figured out, until they actually retire. A recent Wall Street Journal article set out a few areas where retirees don’t know as much as they think they do.
People rarely think about this while they are still vertical.
Some sobering thoughts from the Great White North.
Elections are around the corner. We should be thinking about which candidates will truly serve our best interests.
Keep? Sell? Toss? These three options are ammo for the battle when clearing the family home after a parent leaves it.