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Don’t Count on Life Insurance to Pay for Your Funeral Expenses

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Life insurance, according to insurance sales people, is something parents who truly love their families purchase. While life insurance can tremendously help your family financially after you die, don’t expect your family to receive any money right away. One of the biggest sales pitches agents use to get people to purchase life insurance is that it will pay for your funeral costs, but the reality is that it will help pay for the debts incurred from your funeral.

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Why You Should Create a Living Will or Trust

Monday, April 26th, 2010

If you were in the hospital, on artificial life-support, would your family already understand your wishes? If you are suddenly incapacitated, is there a way for your family to acquire with ease the property and assets you set aside for them?

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Have You Created Your Advance Directive Yet?

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

hospital bedAs many as 80% of the U.S. population has not created an advance directive or living will, a recent report from MSNBC states. This report comes five years after the much-publicized death of Terri Schiavo, which opened the public’s eyes to the importance of advance directives.

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Valley of Life and LegalZoom.com Offer Estate Planning Help

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Valley of Life users who are interested in taking control of their end-of-life plans can get started today by drafting their own essential estate planning documents, without the expense of hiring a lawyer. Valley of Life has collaborated with LegalZoom.com to create an online resource center where our users can create an affordable living will, last will or living trust.

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