Last Wills

Read our Last Wills section for articles covering the importance of estate planning and wills.

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Change is a part of life. But sometimes, people forget that when it comes to estate planning. Let the late Philip Seymour Hoffman's case serve as a prime example of how important it is to keep your will up-to-date to ensure your wishes can be fulfilled when you pass on. more...

People are using the Internet to manage more financial transactions than ever before, from paying bills to big-money transactions like investing or real estate. Many of those who embrace the concept also enjoy the paper-free convenience of receiving their financial documents electronically—bills, account statements, annual reports, and more.  more...

Most people have feelings—often strong ones—about who should receive their assets after they’re gone. But many put off making a will until it’s too late. The good news is that making a will is much simpler and more affordable than most people think. But first, you should know the pros and cons.

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The question of how, when—and whether—to tell your children your estate plans is a tricky one. Every family is unique, but these general guidelines should come in handy. And, who knows? You may be surprised to find the conversation you’ve been avoiding turns out to be a family bonding experience. more...