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So August is National Make-a-Will Month. Who knew?




So August is National Make-a-Will Month. Who knew?

Getting a will isn’t the most pleasant of tasks, and consequently, too few people do it. A recent survey of more than 2,000 people found that 64 percent don’t have wills. The biggest reason cited by folks: They just never got around to it. Some said they didn’t want to think about death.

You might believe that only wealthier families need a will. You’d be wrong.

“Having a will is important for every family, regardless of how much money they have,” says Elisa Shevlin Rizzo, managing director and trust counsel at Fiduciary Trust Company International in New York, an investment management firm. “It provides some peace and certainty about how things will be handled after an individual has died.”

If you die without a will, the state could get involved in the costly job of trying to determine who in your family gets what. “It may not be what the individual intended and it becomes much more complicated,” Rizzo says.

Yes, one barrier is the cost, often $1000 or more.  But here at Shopmeek.com we remove this barrier for all.  We can set you up a membership so that  will provide you a top attorney in your state or province to draft your will, living will, and advanced medical directives, all at no extra cost to you over the $20 membership fee.  And the lawyer will even handle it for you over the phone so you won’t have to take time off work or continue procrastinating #ShopMEEK

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