How to quit stalling and write your will

You know you should have a will, but you keep stalling. No one likes to think about dying or about someone else raising their children. But if you get no further than scribbling notes or thinking about which lawyer to hire, you risk dying “intestate” — without a will that could guide your loved ones, head off family feuds and potentially save your family thousands of dollars.

Financial planners say getting people to stop procrastinating on this important money chore can be tough. In my latest for the Associated Press, several advisors offer their best strategies for getting this done.


  1. Barry solomon m.ed says

    I have seen documents which ask us to indicate
    when to stop certain medical treatments.
    And it is not always about when to take one off life
    support when it is obvious pain and suffering will be the only
    thing going for me, my wife or others. Any ideas?