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Estate planning and low-income individuals

Estate planning and low-income individuals

On Behalf of | Mar 16, 2019 | Wills And Trusts

When some people picture the type of person who sets up an estate plan, they may envision someone who is wealthy and owns a considerable amount of property. To be sure, estate plans are especially important for people in this position, but even low-income individuals benefit from estate plans. By setting up a will or creating a trust, those with low incomes are able to not only protect what they have but make things easier for their loved ones down the road. Moreover, there are other aspects of estate planning, such as power of attorney, which can be extremely important regardless of how much money one makes or their net worth.

Some people assume that because they are facing financial challenges, setting up an estate plan is unimportant. Regrettably, this can complicate things for their family members when they pass away. Creating an estate plan can help you take control of your assets and how they are managed later on, and your loved ones may be very grateful that you took the time to take these matters into consideration beforehand.

Estate plans offer a sense of security for anyone, regardless of whether they are very wealthy or have a low income. Even for those who are in the midst of financial problems, estate plans can play a crucial role in how various items, such as jewelry which has a great deal of sentimental value, are handled after they pass on. Please go visit our estate plan page to read more about this topic.

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