Planning for the Future

No one likes to think about dying. But by taking the time to prepare some important documents and information now, before you need it, you’ll make the end of your life—whenever it happens—less stressful for yourself and for the people you care about. These essential reads will help you get organized:

If you read only one piece of advice here, it should be this:

Learn the basics of estate planning here:

If you have children under 18, make sure they're protected:

An advance directive spells out your wishes for your health care in case you can’t speak for yourself. Learn more here:

Do you have the insurance you need?

Finally, pre-planning your own funeral and burial can lighten the load for those you leave behind.