Why Seniors Should Engage in Estate Planning

When it comes to establishing wills and estate plans, older Americans outpace their younger counterparts. Still, a significant number — 19 percent of those over age 72 and 40 percent of those between 53 and 71, according to survey data, lack any type of estate plan....

Four Common Myths about Estate Planning

1) Myth: My spouse can make all of my health care and financial decisions because he/she is my spouse. Reality: This is not always the case. To make sure your spouse can indeed make important medical decisions on your behalf, you should sign a durable power of...