Changing health care and estate tax laws make updating your documents a must-do.
Everybody ought to have an estate plan, but if you have no spouse, it is particularly important to put your wishes in writing.
Estate planning is an important part of retirement planning. My mother-in-law died in January, and we’re still struggling with closing the estate. The holdup is her late husband’s life insurance policy. He died a couple of years before she fell ill, but she never claimed the proceeds of the policy — probably because it wasn’t