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?
Article in TheStreet by Jeanette Pavini: Since this is the time of year when many of us are taking stock of our paperwork as we close out 2021 and prepare for a more organized 2022, I wanted to help simplify things. 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
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.