Prenuptial agreements are not only for celebrities and multimillionaires, and the need for them is not just to identify whose wealth is whose.
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Estate planning may be uncomfortable for you to think about. After all, preparing for your inevitable death is not exactly a pleasant experience. But if you fail to put an estate plan together, you will not have as much control over your assets as you want. It could cause a disastrous mess for your heirs to deal with after you are gone.
If you are the parent of a child with Down syndrome, autism or another type of disability, you face unique estate planning considerations and needs that differ from those faced by other parents. The lifetime expenses associated with raising a special needs child can prove considerable, and chances are, you want to ensure that your child has everything he or she needs to maintain the quality of life to which he or she is accustomed.
Lives change. People move. They forget where they put important items, such as wills or jewelry. Even something relatively simple, such as selling a desk or piece of furniture, can lead to a forgotten will in the furniture leaving your possession.
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With your kids getting out of school, Memorial Day weekend coming up and the weather getting warmer, summer is well on its way. While you are of course excited to take a vacation and enjoy the sun, you likely have child custody issues weighing on your mind.
It is understandable why people, especially those who are still relatively young, would want to avoid writing a will. However, it is a vital document that will make life so much easier for your surviving loved ones after you pass away. Unfortunately, USA Today reported in 2015 that only 36 percent of Americans actually have a will in place.
Wills are vital upon a person's death. While a person may not want to think about it, it is paramount to plan ahead. Unfortunately, a report from Fox Business shows that over half of adults in the United States lack a will.
Though thinking of leaving your family may not be the happiest thought, knowing that they have provision can bring some solace. Planning your estate may be critical to the well-being of your family. It can help to alleviate both financial and emotional burdens. For a proper estate plan, you should compile a few key documents as soon as possible.