Creating Advance Directives

Creating Advance Directives

You’ve heard advance directives mentioned on TV medical dramas or on the news. But what are they and how should you use them?  Advance directives are legally binding agreements that determine end-of-life processes and include living wills and medical powers of attorney. It is important to note that ...

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Plan Your Estate Carefully

Plan Your Estate Carefully

Developing an estate plan can be the most important aspect of your end-of-life planning process. A solid estate plan can help eliminate the chance for family fights when it comes to dispersing your property, money, and possessions. You’ll need to consider many things when creating an estate pl...

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Pre-Plan Your Funeral

Pre-Plan Your Funeral

Planning your funeral doesn’t have to wait until sudden sickness sets in. Many people, in fact, start planning their funerals decades in advance. A little work ahead of time can help lessen the financial burden that can accompany a funeral. Being prepared can also take the stress off family members ...

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Should You Choose a Will or a Living Trust?

Should You Choose a Will or a Living Trust?

The estate you leave to your loved ones consists of real estate, personal property such as vehicles, and any other assets you might have.  Unless you leave specific instructions on how you wish your estate to be distributed when you die, the state will decide who inherits your possessions.  It&#8217...

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