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Thoughts on Selecting an Executor

This is the second post in a series on what to think about when determining who you want to designate in your will to serve as executor of your estate. First of all, you should consider that selecting a beneficiary … Continue reading

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What Type of Person Should I Look for in an Executor?

First, it is important to understand what an executor does.  I will explain in more detail what the executor does in another post, but for the time being you should understand that this is the person who will be appointed … Continue reading

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Helping Your Loved Ones When You Die

Many decisions will need to be made rather quickly once you die.  You can ease the burden on your family if you take some preparatory steps before you pass.  Some of those decisions are described in a 2012 article by two … Continue reading

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Your Funeral – How Much Say Will You Have?

Planning your funeral can save your loved ones extra stress in a time of grief. But there are several things to consider: Do you want to be buried in a cemetery?  If so, which one and where?  Do you want … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Estate Planning Scare You This Halloween

Estate planning is sometimes thought to be a scary process.  Right up there with purchasing life insurance or having a root canal.  But almost all of my clients breathe a sigh of relief when they have completed the process saying … Continue reading

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