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What Are Digital Assets? And Why Should You Care?

Categories: digital assets

Have you considered what will happen to your online accounts after you die? Accounting for that stuff should be part of your plan.


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Guide To Wills And Living Wills

Categories: Estate, Will, Living Will

The estate planning guide has useful information and videos on wills, advance care directives, power of attorney and more. Isn't it time you got your shit together?


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Find An Estate Attorney

Categories: Will, estate attorney, Living Will, Estate Plans

Hiring a professional to lead you through a complicated legal process can be priceless. An attorney will tailor estate plans to your needs in a much more detailed and thorough way than any DIY online service, and you should expect to pay more for that attention to detail, anywhere from $500 to $2000. Three documents will be included in your estate plan: last will and testament, advanced care directive and power of attorney.


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Get Answers From Experts

Categories: Legal question, free answers to legal questions, living wills, wills

Whether you have a simple legal question or want to talk to an attorney we have the answer for you. Get free answers to legal questions using our partners in 24 hours or find out more about how to talk to an estate attorney immediately and affordably.


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Store And Share Your Documents

Categories: store documents, share documents, safety, digital details

How to get started finding trusted services to store and share your will, living will and other important life planning documents.


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Top 5 Reasons To Hire An Estate Attorney

Categories: estate plan, attorney, Will

While you are not required to have an attorney to draft a will, there are circumstances where doing it yourself, or using a template may lead to problems. Find out what the top five reasons are that you want to hire an estate attorney to complete your estate plans.


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How To Set Up An Emergency Fund For You And Your Family

Categories: Money, Finances, Emergency Fund

How solid your money situation is dramatically impacts how well you are able to handle the unexpected should things go sideways. Learn more about how to manage your money and protect you and your family.


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Learn About Life Insurance

Categories: Life Insurance

Why do people buy Life Insurance? Do you really need it? How much does it cost? Learn more in our guide to Insurance. Generally, we buy life insurance to have extra protection; essentially help manage risk or purchase a sort of safety-net should something goes wrong. We'll focus on Term Life Insurance.


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Learn About Creating Your Living Will

Categories: advance care directives, free state forms, Will, Living Will

Learn about living wills and advance care directives. Living wills go by different names in different states. These include: living will form, advance health care directives.


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Learn About Password And Account Management

Categories: Passwords, Accounts, digital details, Storage

They say the devil is in the details, and when it comes to your digital life, it couldn't be truer. Whether you are finally corralling all your accounts, usernames and passwords – or trying to help track someone else's stuff down – it helps to have a list of the ‘types' of things you should be looking for and what could be out there, somewhere.


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Choose A Service To Create Your Living Will

Categories: create a living will, find a service for living wills, advance care directive, reviews, Living Will, customer service, security

Online living will or advance care directive sites reviewed and rated, helping you choose which service is the right fit. Ratings based quality, affordability, functionality, customer service and ease of use.


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Choose A Service To Create Your Will

Categories: Will, create a will, find a service for wills, reviews, customer service, security

Online site for creating your will reviewed and rated, helping you choose which service is the right fit. Ratings based quality, affordability, functionality, customer service and ease of use.


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Learn About Living & Revocable Trusts

Categories: Tony Robbins, Trust, Revocable Trust, Living Trust, Money

A living trust is a legal document listing all of your assets and beneficiaries, similar to a will, and places them into a trust while you are still living. At the time of your death, those assets are transferred to your listed beneficiaries. The biggest advantage to a "living trust," is that it will eliminate any probate proceedings. It does not have any impact on estate or inheritance taxes.


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What's Next?

Get started on finding life insurance , emergency savings plan, digital account storage information, elder care planning and your bucket list.


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Find An Estate Attorney With Gyst Matchmaker

Categories: Will, GYST Matchmaker, estate attorney, Living Will, Estate Plans

Let the GYST Matchmaker help you find the right estate attorney. Everyone’s situation is different. Fill in a few details about your situation and we will match you with a short list of attorneys.


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Hiring A Professional Attorney For A Fixed Fee

Review of Avvo Legal Services for fixed fee estate planning packages. Learn how fixed fee legal services from Avvo can be used to both create or review your estate planning documents including: will, living will/advance care directive, living trusts or power of attorney.


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Online Will Services For Canada, Australia, United Kingdom And New Zealand

Categories: Canada, New Zealand, UK, England, living wills, expat wills, advance care plans, online wills, Australia, wills

Resources to create your will online and find end of life planning information for citizens of Canada, New Zealand, UK, England & Australia. People need to get their shit together all over the world.


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Review Of Willing For Creating Your Will

Categories: Will, create a will, find a service for wills, reviews, willing.com, customer service, security

Review of Willing for creating your online will. Help you choose which service is the right fit. Ratings based, quality, affordability, functionality, customer service and ease of use.


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Stories From Real Life

Categories: love, beneficiaries, lawyer, aging parents, elderly, Estate Planning, beneficiary

Kevin Fansler’s parents both died in 2012. Their graceful departure plan was part of Kevin’s inspiration to get his shit together. The other inspiring factor was Rich Isaac, the man Kevin married in 2014. Kevin generously shares how his parents – his mother especially – engaged the family in planning for her death, and what happened when he and Rich sat down to plan their lives together.


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The Gyst Review Of Rocket Lawyer For Creating Your Will

Categories: Will, create a will, find a service for wills, reviews, customer service, security

Review of Rocket Lawyer for creating your online will. Help you choose which service is the right fit. Ratings based quality, affordability, functionality, customer service and ease of use.


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Learn About Naming Beneficiaries

Categories: advance care directives, free state forms, Living Will

How to name beneficiaries and give away your assets. Common scenarios for naming beneficiaries in your will are listed in this article, but you can give your money to a friends, family, charities or even strangers.


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3 Common Misconceptions About Cremation

Categories: Will, cremation, POA, funeral

Do you want to be cremated? You'd be surprised to find having a will is not enough in most states. Find out the most common misconceptions and how to ensure that your last wishes are carried out.


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Learn About Guardianship

Categories: legal guardian, pet guardian, Will

What is a legal guardian? Do I need one for my children? What is important to consider? What about pets? Answers to all these questions and tips to help get you unstuck and complete your will.


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Finalize Your Will And Legal Documents

Categories: Estate, Will, Living Will

How to finalize your will, living will and final estate planning documents if you are doing them yourself.


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Wills And Living Wills For Australians

Categories: living wills, expat wills, advance care plans, end of life planning, government resources, online wills, Australia, advance directive, wills

How to create your will, living will and find additional resources for end of life planning in Australia. People need to get their shit together all over the world.


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Review Of Legal Zoom For Creating Your Will

Categories: Will, create a will, find a service for wills, reviews, customer service, security

Review of LegalZoom for creating your online will. Help you choose which service is the right fit. Ratings based quality, affordability, functionality, customer service and ease of use.


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Start Your Accountability Team

Categories: teamwork, accountability

It's time to get your shit together and having a team to support you is numero uno on our recommended list. Start on your will today.


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Learn About Executors

Categories: executor, power of attorney, Will

Learn how to pick an executor, what role they play and how to choose the right one to manage your estate plans.