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Why estate planning is so important

The crux of Estate planning is protecting your family and loved ones. Sadly, it seems like many people devote more time to planning a vacation, which is most likely a sign of the level of discomfort they feel around the subject.

Deciding who will inherit your assets after you are gone is usually a difficult topic to broach, but it is one of the most important life decisions you can make. Without estate planning, you cannot select who receives your belongings and assets that you have spent your whole life accumulating.

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Fiduciary Services and why it is important

Although personal fiduciary services are a vital part of everyone’s financial portfolio, it is often a sensitive topic  that people would rather avoid. But ensuring that your loved ones are cared for after you pass away is a critical component of a comprehensive estate plan.  The confusion, uncertainty, and negative financial implications of dying intestate may be more severe for your loved ones than had you taken time to plan their financial future while you are still alive.

Personal fiduciary services may be as simple as ensuring that your last will and testament is adequately structured to cater to the needs of your family. This may include the distribution of cash, assets, company ownership, and individual inheritance clauses. Updating these documents when circumstances change is also important – specifically in cases where there are divorces, second marriages, or children from multiple relationships involved.

In this article, we at Efficient Wealth explain what fiduciary services are and why they are so important.

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