Many of us don’t want to think about our own mortality, much less that of those we hold dear. But death is something we all will face eventually – and sadly, it can happen at any moment. While the topic may make you uncomfortable, wouldn’t you rather be prepared as much as you can be? Or better yet, wouldn’t you want to have the comfort of knowing your loved ones will be taken care of after you pass away? In reality, planning beforehand can help in the aftermath of a loss – lending a sense of order to a tumultuous time. Preparing ahead of time also can provide guidance to friends and family and is one of the greatest gifts we can give to those we leave behind.
Use this list to help you work through the necessary planning steps to ensure as smooth a transition as possible when the time comes: Getting Things In Order