Estate Planning – What Young Couples Need to Know
Milestones in your life arrive then appear in the rearview mirror at surprising speeds. College graduation gives way to your first “real job” which is followed by marriage, a house and your first child. Planning for these events may seem difficult, but it’s never too late to get started.
Most couples have their first child at a time in their lives when the subject of estate planning isn’t even a consideration. After all, estate planning occurs after you’ve accumulated wealth and other possessions that comprise your estate, right?
In reality, estate planning provides your newborn son or daughter with a certain degree of protection if anything should happen to one, or both, parents. Estate planning provides immediate security for your newborn and helps you and your partner plan for the future. (more…)