Living Wills

Get the medical treatment you want—or designate the right person to make any necessary decisions for you—if you're ever incapacitated. Learn more about these important estate planning documents, and decide if one is right for you.

How to Protect Your Assets from Nursing Home Costs

Long-term care can quickly eat up a lifetime's worth of savings, but there are ways to minimize the impact.

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Powers of Attorney and Living Wills: Which is Right for You?

As medical technology advances and life expectancies increase, more and more families have to face difficult end-of-life issues. These two documents…

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Do I Need a Living Will?

A living will is an important document every adult should complete with thoughtfulness and care. Doing so protects not only you but your family as…

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What Is the Difference Between a Living Will and a Last Will and Testament?

Though they both contain the word "will," these two documents are quite different.

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Living Will vs. Advance Directive

Wondering about the differences between a living will and an advance directive? Read more to learn which to use in your estate plan.

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What Is a Living Will?

A living will states your preferences for end-of-life medical care if you are not in a condition to communicate your wishes.

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What Are the 4 Types of Wills and What Should They Include?

Which of the four main types of wills—simple, testamentary trust, joint, and living—you need depends on your circumstances.

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Living Will vs. Last Will & Testament

Not sure about the differences between living will vs. last will? Here's a quick summary.

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Estate Planning Checklist

Need help getting started with your estate plan? This checklist will help you understand and keep track of the important documents and elements you'…

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How Do I Create a Will?

If you're wondering "How do I create a will?", there's good news: Making a will can be done quickly and easily on your computer. Just start thinking…

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