November 2007PART 11: Planning for your loved onesDon't give your family more grief than they can handle. Make it a priority to organize your financial affairs.OverviewWhat you need to know about willsComponents of an estate planTrusts can save time and money8 types of trusts for everyday peopleTake action8 ways to leave a mess for your heirsAccidental disinheritance a common problemTricks to keeping life insurance in forceSpotlightSuze Orman likes revocable living trustsCass Warner shares her family's legacyTed Kurlowicz says you should see a proCelebrities discuss their future plansPollPoll: Americans don't act on convictionsMoney MakeoverProblem: Woman faces life eventPlan: She gets help to gear up for the futureTools & resourcesTools and resources Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11 | Part 12Series 2: Action advertisementRelated Links:9 key estate-planning toolsDo-it-yourself wills onlineEstate-planning Q&ARelated Articles:Find a finance pro Estate plan: DIY or pro?8 life stages of planning
Don't give your family more grief than they can handle. Make it a priority to organize your financial affairs.
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