Just as life insurance provides a payout to your beneficiaries after you die, there are ways to ensure your loved ones receive some, or all, of your investment account's assets.

The last thing anyone would want to deal with while mourning is complications in the inheritance process. As such, it's crucial to ensure you have your affairs in order as soon as possible to avoid confusion and make sure that your will can be carried out as written.

A prenuptial agreement is a legal document that determines how assets will be divided and protected in the event of a divorce.

Divorce laws differ from state to state and, sometimes, are even implemented differently by various judges. That is why it is imperative you understand and protect your rights.

Handling the separation of car insurance is often one of the final steps to a divorce. Get through this transition and hopefully you can start looking forward to a bright future very soon.


Posted by Nickey PattersonJun 18, 20210 Comments

DO I NEED A WILL? Most people should have a will. People with minor children, dependents and property should have a will.  A comprehensive estate plan usually includes a will and/or trust, advance directive, and power of attorney. WHEN SHOULD I UPDATE MY WILL? An existing will should be u...

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