You Only Die Once – You Better Get it Right©
Too often parents worry about upsetting one of their children. It would be better to talk to them about it while you are alive - instead of inviting a fight after you die. Also, third parties prefer to deal with one decision maker.
Don't put your family in the position of making a tough decision without your guidance. Have that conversation while you are healthy.
Your family won’t know that you screwed things up until it’s too late.
The loss of a loved one is already a stressful situation. Disputes over how to dispose of remains has started many family fights - especially in a blended family .
Ben Franklin, that quotable Founding Father, Inventor, and Philosopher coined the famous phrase: “Our new Constitution is now established and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”...
Every once in a while, Congress gets things right as they did in 2008 when they declared that October 19– 25th would become National Estate Planning Awareness Week. Congress notes that, “careful planning can prevent family members or other beneficiaries from being...