Tag: estate planning

Things Your Executor Can and Can’t Do

The executor of a Will is responsible for making a lot of different decisions, but are there limits to their powers? This post goes through an executor’s responsibilities and gives examples of what they can and can’t do.

/ March 11, 2020

How to Store Your Estate Planning Documents

Have you considered where you should store your estate planning documents? Keeping them locked away seems like a good idea, but there are some things you should consider before you do so, like how accessible they’ll be to those who...

/ September 18, 2019
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What Does Bequeath Mean?

Bequeath is a term used in a Last Will document that means to gift something to another after you pass away. Find out more about what bequeath means and how it differs from the term devise in this post.

/ January 23, 2019
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Storing Your Power of Attorney in a Safety Deposit Box

Many people assume that the best place to store your Power of Attorney is in a safety deposit box, but it’s not always a good idea. Find out why in this post.

/ November 27, 2018
3 Common Estate Planning Mistakes

3 Common Estate Planning Mistakes

Familiarize yourself with these common estate planning mistakes so you can avoid them in your own estate plan.

/ November 22, 2018
Do I Need an Obituary?

Do I Need an Obituary?

Obituaries are common articles that are usually found in local newspapers or on news sites that inform others of a recent death. Learn more about obituaries in this post.

/ November 1, 2018