Life Events

5 milestones that call for a Life Insurance check

When celebratory milestone moments happen, who do you call first? Maybe your partner, your mom, your...

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46 things to do after a loved one passes away

For most people, losing a loved one is a distressing event with lasting effects. As you’re...

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How much does Social Security pay a surviving spouse?

No one likes to think about what life would look like as a widow or widower, but it’s important to...

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Why and how to avoid probate

You’ve probably heard that it’s wise to avoid probate, but do you really understand why? Probate...

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Tips for moving senior parents

There’s no place like home. This old saying is how many of us feel about our homes, and it’s why...

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End-of-life important documents checklist

After someone passes away, family members must locate all of the decedent’s important documents. His...

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How to plan a funeral

For most people, losing a loved one is a distressing event. The grieving process can put your emotions...

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5 basic probate steps

Probate is the legal process of taking an inventory of a deceased’s estate, fulfilling obligations to...

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Death Notification Guide

The passing of a loved one is a difficult, overwhelming time. Making funeral arrangements and handling...

How much does a funeral cost?

The great circle of life is full of mysteries and wonder, but some things are guaranteed. As the classic...