Estate planning is not as much fun as vacation planning, but it is something you do for your loved ones to save them a lot of stress. It can also provide a surprising sense of relief to have this task completed.
It’s hard for anyone to consider their own mortality. However, that doesn’t mean you don’t need to protect your family by making sure you have a well-designed estate plan for distributing your assets, communicating your intentions and getting organized. Think of it as tidying up your life.
Forbes’s article, “Estate Planning: What You Need To Know,” says that this preparation means asking yourself questions that can make you uncomfortable, like the following: