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Posted April 29, 2014 by

A Career in Wills Could Be Paying Under Proper Guidance

Someone's hand signing a last will and testament

Someone’s hand signing a last will and testament. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Pursuing a course in law is not unusual as it is one of the earliest subjects. What is unusual is pursuing a course in writing wills. Though wills could be made by any person and does not require any special qualification, people prefer to get it written by professionals. It is undeniable that a scholar in law is more equipped to scripting a will than a layman.

Most students studying law aspire to become solicitors, barristers, or paralegal professionals. Writing a will could be considered a paralegal activity being practised more by fresh law graduates. It actually is a stepping stone for larger assignments in the future. (more…)

Posted May 15, 2013 by

PREtirement: Top 10 Tips – Are you ready to retire? If not, here are the tops 10 tips to PREpare you for retirement

Kris Miller

Kris Miller, ChFEBS, CSA, LDA

Maybe you’re earning millions today; or maybe not. No matter how much you are earning today, it doesn’t matter. What matters is what you have done with your earnings. It’s important to have a basic estate plan in place. This will ensure your family’s security even after your death.

An estate plan includes several elements. You’ll make crucial decisions such as naming both a Power of Attorney and a Medial Power of Attorney, creating a living will and possibly creating Trusts. Don’t forget, state laws about estate planning can vary depending on where you live. (more…)