Today's article serves as a reminder to many of us that we never know how much time we will have. If you have been putting off your estate planning or it has been a while since your last review, please give your portfolio manager a call. We can assist you with identifying the next steps and getting you set up with a trustworthy estate planning attorney. There are also many no cost items that you can do to better protect your estate that we can walk you through.
CNBC, Tom Anderson
Prince shocked estate planners everywhere when it was revealed after his death that he didn't have a will.
The Purple One was not alone. Only 42 percent of U.S. adults have a will, according to a survey by Caring.com, a website for family caregivers.
The top reason people gave for slacking off when it came to estate planning was that they "just hadn't gotten around to it," according to the survey of 1,003 adults conducted in late January.