What are the responsibilities of an executor to a will?

When an individual makes a will, he or she chooses an executor, or personal representative, to handle his or her estate after death. While many people choose a trusted family member or friend as executor, it is important to know the role may take a considerable amount of time, effort and organizational skill.  From notifying beneficiaries […]

Creating an estate plan? Use this checklist

January is over, but you still have time to take care of one major resolution for the new year: creating an estate plan. Nobody likes to think about the end of their life, especially after a rousing holiday season of fun, family and cheer. But an estate plan is crucial for every adult, especially if […]