Book Overview

From this compact book, learn from a certified financial planner certificant CFP® who has helped hundreds of clients over more than thirty-five years practical estate planning steps you can take to protect yourself and those you love. This book, written in layperson’s words for easy understanding, explains aspects of wills, financial and medical powers of attorney, revocable living trusts, “living wills,” and much more. Learn how to use free tools such as beneficiary designations, POD, and TOD forms (and when not to use them) to avoid the expense, delay, and publicity of probate. Making distinctions among single ownership, joint ownership with rights of survivorship, and trust ownership are essential.