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10 Common Estate Planning Mistakes Your Family Can’t Afford to Make—Part 1

Because estate planning involves actively thinking about and planning for frightening topics like death, old age, and crippling disability, many people put it off or simply ignore it together until it’s too late. Sadly, this unwillingness to face reality often creates serious hardship, expense, and trauma for those loved ones you leave behind.  To complicate …

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Updating Your Estate Plan for Divorce: 5 Changes to Make

Since you are still legally married until the divorce is final, if you happen to pass away or become incpacitated while your divorce is ongoing and have yet to update your estate plan, your current spouse could wind up with complete control over your life and assets.