Looking back at the article that skyrocketed the Get Your Sh*t Together website into, well, everywhere, do I see improvements a decade later? Sure. However, despite the hard of many long before me, gobs of start-ups entering the ‘death space’ and living in a post-pandemic world…we still have a long, long way to go. … More New York Times Article: A Shocking Death, a Financial Lesson and Help for Others. Do we still suck at dying in this country ten years later? Yup.
Article in TheStreet by Jeanette Pavini: I connected with Chanel Reynolds, for insight on how to organize and store important information and prepare for those “what-if” moments. … More TheStreet Interview: How to Prepare, Organize and Store Estate-Planning Documents
ASK GYST: How can I make sure my family doesn’t contest my will? … More ASK GYST: How can I make sure my family doesn’t contest my will? How to write someone in (and out) of your will.
Making big and often very hard decisions during a stressful and emotional situation adds more pain, suffering and confusion to what is already a terrible time. … More [Top Article] Opinion: Catastrophe struck when my husband was killed. Here’s what I learned about creating a ‘what if’ plan
If you’re one of the 50% of U.S. adults who don’t have your will completed, this month’s Ask GYST is for you: “What happens when you can’t find a will?” What do you do – and what shouldn’t you do?
Ask GYST replies to this all too common question. … More ASK GYST: What do you do when you can’t find the will?
Join us for this free event, Whether you’re the COO of your household or busy taking care of family members, living without a few plans in place can leave family members in gigantic financial, legal and logistical mess during life’s milestone or difficult moments, whether big or small. … More Chanel Reynolds speaking at the International Association of Women event on Nov 10th.
The other good news is that writing a will doesn’t have to be a laborious, tooth-pulling, expensive ordeal, says Chanel Reynolds, the author of What Matters Most: The Get Your Shit Together Guide to Wills, Money, Insurance, and Life’s ‘What-ifs.’ “In most cases, a will can be a simple document that you sign in front of two witnesses,” she says. “You can start and finish the basic paperwork in a couple of hours.” … More Featured in New York Magazine’s: ‘How Can I Make a Will Without Spending a Fortune??’
A devastating event will never be easy to live through, yet you can lessen the burden if you have a will, some contingency plans and a cash emergency fund so you don’t have to think through the details. Reynolds’ experience left her with plenty to say — and do — on the subject. … More CNBC: Almost no one has these three essential things you need in case of an emergency.