Estate Planning Wills

A Guide to being the Executor of an Estate

This post originally appeared on Fabric Dealing with the aftermath of the death of a loved one can be an incredibly emotional time. That said, it’s also a very important time financially, for you and for other people named in this person’s last will and testament. If you’ve been named the executor of an estate, duties […]

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Estate Planning Tips for Blended Families

This post originally appeared on Fabric. If you’re in a blended family with stepparents, stepchildren or step-anything-elses, you have unique estate planning needs. That’s something that Brenda* knows all too well. Her stepmother is trying to disinherit her and her sister by draining a trust meant for them. Her father came into wealth in his […]

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8 of Our Favorite Personal Finance Tips from Around the Blogosphere

This post originally appeared on Fabric When you write about personal finance all day, part of the job description is to keep up with everything that’s out there—the newest trends in how people are mastering their money and smart ways to make life that much simpler. After reading who-knows-how-many blog posts from around the internet, […]

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How to Plan for Your Digital Assets in Your Will

This post originally appeared on Fabric You may think you’re ahead of the game if you’re among the fewer than half of Americans who’ve created estate-planning documents such as a last will and testament. But if you haven’t addressed your digital assets, you may not be done yet. People are increasingly using tech to help plan for their […]

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Americans Today are Approaching Their Wills in a Whole New Way

This article originally appeared on Fabric Millennials are shaking up everything from politics to the way they approach parenthood to how they use public libraries (they actually use them more). One of the last frontiers? Writing a last will and testament is a classic financial chore–which many people assume costs a lot of money and requires hours (or days or weeks […]