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The 25 Documents You Need Before You Die

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 7:13 PM
In addition to a list of documents, this Wall Street Journal article includes some useful advice that can make it easier on your heirs. On the bank related advice, here's a good one concerning safe deposit boxes:
Be sure to list any safe-deposit boxes you own, register your spouse or child's name with the bank and ask them to sign the registration document so they can have access without securing a court order.

Click the interactive graphics tab of the article to see the list of documents.
Ken TuminKen Tumin5,472 posts since
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1. Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 10:02 PM
What an uplifting topic;-p
darkdreamer4udarkdreamer4u178 posts since
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2. Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 11:01 AM
I think the WSJ should have titled this article "The 25 Douments Your Heirs Will Need After You Die".

If I needed those 25 documents before I could die, I would certainly not create them. {;<)
StewieStewie57 posts since
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