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Critical Tips for Paying Expenses of a Deceased Loved One

Executor

There are many expenses after a person dies. The most immediate being burial and funeral costs.
So what’s the best way for family or personal representatives to pay for these expenses?  Should you write a check or pay for these expenses with the deceased persons’ credit card?
The answer is probably not!  Even if you’re an authorized user on these accounts, it may be considered Fraud to continue to use them once a person dies.

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Top Picks from Komando and Care.com!

Top Picks from Komando

In a recent report, Care.com talked about the importance of end-of-life planning and included My Life and Wishes as the “best on-line end-of-life planning and document service(s)”.
In a related Article, Kim Komando names My Life and Wishes as one of her top picks on organizing end-of-life plans.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Make or Update Your Will this August.

Last Will and Testament

Wills are one of those things in life that everyone knows they need, yet seem to hate or avoid making. When you make your Will, you are giving your family and loved ones a gift.

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Planning for the Ultimate Act of Love

Paper heart

For me the ultimate act of love is planning ahead.

I call it Death Etiquette™:

Death Etiquette™ – Being thoughtfully prepared for one’s own passing. Accordingly, making things easier for family and loved ones by leaving clear and concise instructions in regard to your final wishes for funeral desires as well as location and access to important documents and accounts. Further identifying who should be responsible for carrying out the final wishes and ultimately settling all the final affairs.  It is a simple act which saves loved ones Stress, Time and Money…. the things which divide families!

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