Top 3 Documents to Include in Your Estate Plan
If you do nothing else, make sure that you consider these 3 documents in preparing and executing an estate plan.
Financial Power of AttorneyA financial power of attorney is a fantastic tool that everyone should make sure that they have. Even if you don't have a will, it is imperative that you consider a financial power of attorney in case you are unable to make financial decisions on your behalf. REMEMBER: This is a document that is in place before you pass. You have not died when this is in effect, but you are unable to make financial decisions on your own behalf.
Medical Power of AttorneyA medical power of attorney is a tool that is used when you are alive, but you are unable to make medical decisions for yourself. It could include surgical decisions and placement decisions.