A recent article in Forbes, quoting statistics provided by the Harris organization, found that out of 1022 people polled only 35% had executed a last will. Among younger Americans the figure was even lower as you might expect, with just 24% of the people who participated in the survey, under the age of 35, had executed either a last will or a living will.
Estate planning is an area where procrastination not only puts that person at risk it also puts there loved ones in a difficult position in the event of death or disability.
Most younger families rely on earned income to maintain quality of life. For this reason, it is essential that such families have an income replacement vehicle. This need is often met through life insurance. Coverage should be revisited as financial responsibilities increase. All families are well advised to implement a sound long-term financial plan. If this sounds like a good idea to you, take the first step and arrange for a consultation with a licensed and experienced Reno financial planning attorney.