Common Sense Estate Planning Tips

Common Sense Estate Planning Tips

Many people avoid estate planning for various reasons. But, even if you’ve got a plan in place, problems may arise after your death. The problems can take many forms: waste of your estate by foolish heirs, contested probate of your estate, or

Trust your heirs?

Trust your heirs?

Do you trust your heirs? A major concern for many people is how their would be heirs would manage (or waste) property given to them. The issue comes down to trust, and it’s common for many people regardless of how large their estate

Choose your medical power of attorney agent wisely

Choose your medical power of attorney agent wisely

Danielle Davis refused to pull the plug following a 2010 motorcycle accident that left her husband in a coma. The couple had only been married for 7 months at the time of the accident. Doctors recommended removing life support because of Mr. Davis’

End of life healthcare nightmares (and steps to avoid them)

End of life healthcare nightmares (and steps to avoid them)

Healthcare directives and powers of attorney For many people, end of life healthcare planning occurs when they sign an advance directive to physicians. The directive essentially tells your doctor what kind of care you want (or don’t want) when you can

The top (wrong) reasons most people do not have a will

The top (wrong) reasons most people do not have a will

A will is the simplest and cheapest part of an estate plan, yet most people do not have one. Individual reasons vary, but they’re typically just excuses. A will can save your family members a lot of headaches after your death. And