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October 7, 2019

How to quit stalling and write your will

  • Financial planners say getting people to stop procrastinating on this important money chore can be tough.
  • By LIZ WESTON
    NerdWallet

    You know you should have a will, but you keep stalling. No one likes to think about dying or about someone else raising their children. But if you get no further than scribbling notes or thinking about which lawyer to hire, you risk dying “intestate” — without a will that could guide your loved ones, head off family feuds and potentially save your family thousands of dollars.

    Financial planners say getting people to stop procrastinating on this important money chore can be tough. I asked several advisors to offer their best strategies for getting clients to get this done. Maybe one of these will help you.


     
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