Like many people, you probably think that estate planning is something you should do later in life or after you have started a family. However, even if you are in your early twenties, it is not too soon to start planning for the future. Young adults with only a few thousand dollars in their savings accounts can still benefit from having proper estate plans in order to make things much easier for their parents or other loved ones if they should die or become incapacitated.
Sociologists at Bowling Green State University published an article in Research on Aging, a journal. Using data from a research study in 2010, Health and Retirement Study (HRS), they examined disparate spectrum of marital biographies. The researchers focused on a trio of indicators for economic well-being:
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Imagine you've been married for ten years, but you and your spouse have decided to call it quits. Through the stresses of asset division, child custody decisions and battles over spousal support, you might forget one very important thing: Your estate plan.
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