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Pros and Cons of Electronic Wills

Electronic Wills 101. Some long-established rules governing wills are changing. The result could be increased convenience—or an invalid will.

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Writing Your Will Yourself? Avoid These Terrible Mistakes

If you decide to prepare your own will with the help of an online service, you need to be aware of eight common mistakes to avoid.

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Don’t Die Without a Will

Some famous people—including Prince, Heath Ledger and now Aretha Franklin—died without a will. Even if you don’t have big assets, you still need one.

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How to Make Sure Your Will Doesn’t Backfire

Even a Little Mistake Can Ruin Your Plan Playwright George Bernard Shaw bequeathed a small fortune to anyone who would…

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A Will Only Helps When You’re Dead

Here's How to Protect Your Assets While You're Alive Many people spend lots of time carefully crafting their wills so…

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Is There Trouble in Your Will?

Don't Let Your Heirs Lose Out Taxpayers have entered a new era in estate planning. Now that the federal estate…

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Does Your Will Contain These Terrible Errors?

What to do if it does Make a seemingly minor misstep when you draft your will, and your assets might…

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How to Avoid Fights Over Drafting a Will

Who gets what Preparing a will turns into a battle of wills for too many couples and families. Creating or…