Another important reason to consider including a funeral plan in your comprehensive estate plan is that funerals are expensive. The average, “no-frills” funeral service runs about $6,000. Upgrades and extras can easily push the tab to over $10,000 – and that is not including the burial plot or cremation services. The death of a loved one, even when expected, is a deeply emotional time when people typically don’t think clearly. Topics covered in this report include: I’ve Discussed What I Want … [Read more...] about Free Report: South Carolina Funeral Planning: Why It Should Be Part of Your Comprehensive Estate
There is more to estate planning than executing a last will or a trust to arrange for the distribution of your financial assets to your family members after you die. It is a good idea to discuss everything with an experienced estate planning attorney so that you are certain that you are taking care of all the details. If you were to do this your lawyer would ask you about your preferences when it comes to final arrangements. You can execute a document called an authorization for final … [Read more...] about Have You Included an Authorization for Final Disposition?
When you contemplate the implications of your mortality you may ask yourself how you could give something back to the world as a whole as a parting gift. There are those who engage in philanthropic efforts to this end, and you can discuss ways to weave charitable giving into your legacy plan with your estate planning lawyer. Another thing to consider would be to become a tissue, eye, and/or organ donor. Medical science is capable of doing some amazing things these days, and transplants are … [Read more...] about The Gift Of Life