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

If you're concerned about how to protect your assets from nursing home costs, you're at an advantage if you can plan at least five years out. But…

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What is a contingent beneficiary?

In the event that your primary beneficiary is unavailable or unable to receive an asset, you'll want to have designated a contingent beneficiary.…

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How to create a living will in 3 simple steps

There are no complex instructions to follow and nothing to download or print

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What is a life estate deed?

A life estate deed is one way of transferring ownership of real property.

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Estate planning checklist: How to start getting your affairs in order

This estate planning checklist will help you understand and keep track of the important documents and decisions you'll need to consider to plan for…

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How do I create a will?

With the right preparation, you can create a will that covers your unique needs. This guide lists the basics on how to make and change a will.

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What is a living will?

A living will is a legal document that details how you prefer to receive medical treatment when you can no longer make decisions for yourself. This…

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Estate planning statistics to read before writing your will

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated estate planning activity in the U.S. But many Americans still remain without one.

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18 reasons to revise your estate plan

Reviewing and revising your estate plan is crucial so that your current intentions will be carried out.

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Healthcare power of attorney

The health care power of attorney is a document in which you designate someone to be your representative, or agent, in the event you are unable to…

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