Estate planning is something that people know they should do, but most never do it. In fact, nearly 60% of adults lack important estate-planning documents, according to a Caring.com study.
Although it may be uncomfortable, estate planning has a positive impact in your time of need, giving you and your family reassurance that your wishes will be carried out upon your death. If you don’t have an estate plan in place, you risk giving the court control over how your assets are distributed, or worse even, your entire estate can go to the state. In either case, you may cause your grieving family a great deal of stress and trouble that could have been avoided with an estate plan.Read More